Skip to Content


Pronunciation: ol'i-go-sis'tik

Definition: Consisting of only a few cysts, as occasionally observed in some examples of hydatidiform mole and other lesions that ordinarily have numerous cysts.

[oligo- + G. kystis, bladder, cyst]

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.