echinococcus cyst


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echinococcus cyst

[ə‚kī·nə′kä·kəs ′sist]
(invertebrate zoology)
A cyst formed in host tissues by the larva of Echinococcus granulosus.
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Histology confirmed normal superficial parotid tissue and an Echinococcus cyst. CXR and abdominal sonar showed no other cysts.
If a breakthrough of echinococcus cyst into bronchus occurred, the roentgenogram displayed a level of fluid and gas bladder above it, or waviness and convexity of fluid level was observed.
Thus, it is possible to assume that under the influence of toxins, produced by echinococcus cysts, the patomorphological changes are of a type that granular dystrophy has developed in the muscle tissue of sheep in comparison with tissue of the healthy sheep (Figure 2).