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  Cyst



Cyst

    A soft or hard tissue sac, hard or filled with fluid

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Tissue
Biological tissue is a group of cells that perform a similar function.The study of tissues is known as histology, or, in connection with disease, histopathology.The classical tools for studying the tissues are the wax block, the tissue stain, and the optical microscope, though developments in electron microscopy, immunofluorescence, and frozen sections have all added to the sum of knowledge in the last couple of decades.

Sac
"Pouch; a bag-like structure."



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Crown
(1) the portion of a tooth above the gum line; (2) dental restoration covering all or most of the natural tooth

Curettage
Removal of diseased tissue from a periodintal pocket.

Cusp
Mound on posterior teeth.

Cuspid
The four "eye teeth".

Canine
The four "eye teeth" (or cuspid).

Cyst

Calcification
Formation of calcific (chalky) material in tissue.

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Massive nodulosis in the lungs in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis exposed to silica (e.g. in coal miners due to coal dust).

Capsule
The thick membrane that joins bones making up a joint.

Capsulitis
Inflammation on the capsule (see 'capsule' above).

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