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solitary

1. (of animals) not living in organized colonies or large groups
2. (of flowers) growing singly
3. Informal short for solitary confinement
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solium cyst infections of the brain (neurocysticercosis) are predominantly solitary cyst infections in India.
These cysts have been referred to in the literature by a variety of names, such as biliary cyst, nonparasitic cyst of the liver, benign hepatic cyst, congenital hepatic cyst, unilocular cyst of the liver and solitary cyst of the liver.
In contrast, one of the following scenarios was expected for cases in three of five persons in the ES group who did not have SCN and were seronegative: 1) the case was not due to TsCysti, 2) the case was caused by TsCysti but without antibody response, rather common in cases of a solitary cyst, or 3) the case was caused by TsCysti with calcified cysts and without antibody response.