keratocyst etymology

English word keratocyst comes from English cyst, English kerato- (Cornea. Horn.)

Detailed word origin of keratocyst

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cyst English (eng) (medicine) Of or pertaining to the urinary bladder or gall bladder (in compounds).. A pouch or sac without opening, usually membranous and containing morbid matter, which develops in one of the natural cavities or in the substance of an organ.
kerato- English (eng) Cornea. Horn.
keratocyst English (eng) (pathology) An odontogenic cyst composed of keratinized squamous epithelial tissue.

Words with the same origin as keratocyst

Descendants of kerato-
atopic keratoconjunctivitis herpetic keratoconjunctivitis keratoangioma keratoatrophoderma keratoconjunctivitis keratocyte keratoelastoidosis keratogenetic keratogenic keratogenous keratogram keratohyalin keratoid keratometer keratophyte keratoplasty keratoprosthetic keratorefractive keratorrhexis keratoscopic keratoscopy keratosulfate keratotome phlyctenular keratoconjunctivitis