Definitions for nabothian cyst

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word nabothian cyst

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. nabothian cyst, nabothian follicle(noun)

    a cyst that forms in the nabothian glands of the uterine cervix

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Nabothian cyst

    A nabothian cyst is a mucus-filled cyst on the surface of the cervix. They are most often caused when stratified squamous epithelium of the ectocervix grows over the simple columnar epithelium of the endocervix. This tissue growth can block the cervical crypts, trapping cervical mucus inside the crypts. The transformation of tissue types is called metaplasia.


Translations for nabothian cyst

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for nabothian cyst »

Translation

Find a translation for the nabothian cyst definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these nabothian cyst definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"nabothian cyst." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 3 Mar. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/nabothian cyst>.

Are we missing a good definition for nabothian cyst? Don't keep it to yourself...


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for nabothian cyst:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.