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Pronunciation: mel'i-se'ra, mel-i-se'ris

Definition: A hygroma or other type of cyst that contains a relatively thick, tenacious, semifluid material.

[G. meli- keris, a tumor, fr. melikeron, honeycomb, fr. meli, honey, + keros, wax]

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