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  1. ovarian cyst(noun)

    a cystic tumor (usually benign) of the ovary

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  1. ovarian cyst(Noun)

    Any collection of fluid, surrounded by a very thin wall, within an ovary; any ovarian follicle that is larger than about two centimeters is termed an ovarian cyst.

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  1. Ovarian cyst

    An ovarian cyst is any collection of fluid, surrounded by a very thin wall, within an ovary. Any ovarian follicle that is larger than about two centimeters is termed an ovarian cyst. Such cysts range in size from as small as a pea to larger than an orange. Most ovarian cysts are functional in nature and harmless. Ovarian cysts affect women of all ages. They occur most often, however, during a woman's childbearing years. Some ovarian cysts cause problems, such as bleeding and pain. Surgery may be required to remove cysts larger than 5 centimeters in diameter.


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