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Meaning of hydatid

hy•da•tid

Pronunciation: (hī'du-tid), [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
—n.
  1. a cyst with watery contents that is produced in humans and animals by a tapeworm in the larval state; cysticerus.
  2. a cystic vestige of an embryonic feature.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a hydatid.
  2. containing or affected by hydatids.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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