Definition of polycystic in English:

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polycystic

Pronunciation: /ˌpäləˈsistik/

adjective

Medicine
Characterized by multiple cysts.
Example sentences
  • At least a third of women with multiple miscarriages appear to have polycystic ovary syndrome, which is characterized by hormonal abnormalities and multiple cysts on the ovaries.
  • We know that that's a much rarer cause of irregular periods, a much less common disease than polycystic ovary syndrome.
  • Other long-term effects of polycystic ovary syndrome are related to the clinical consequences of persistent anovulation.

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Syllabification: pol·y·cys·tic

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