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Medical Term:

acephalocyst

Pronunciation: ā-sef′ă-lō-sist

Definition: A serile hydatid cyst, so called because it fails to develop scoleces (tapeworm heads).

[G. a- priv. + kephalē, head, + kystis, bladder]

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