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Medical Term:

ovarian cyst


a cystic tumor of the ovary, either nonneoplastic (follicle, lutein, germinal inclusion, or endometrial) or neoplastic; usually restricted to benign cysts, mucinous serous cystadenoma, or dermoid cysts.

Synonym(s): oophoritic cyst

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