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Myxoid cyst

myxoid cyst --> ganglion

1. A knot or knotlike mass.

2. (Science: anatomy) A general term for a group of nerve cell bodies located outside the central nervous system, occasionally applied to certain nuclear groups within the brain or spinal cord, for example basal ganglia.

3. (Science: oncology, tumour) A benign cystic tumour occurring on a aponeurosis or tendon, as in the wrist or dorsum of the foot, it consists of a thin fibrous capsule enclosing a clear mucinous fluid.


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