from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having or containing many cysts: polycystic kidney disease.
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- adj. Having many cysts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having many cysts or sacs, as a tumor.
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH: And it affects hormone levels, it can increase a woman's androgen levels, increase her insulin levels, and can be part of a syndrome called polycystic ovarian syndrome.
OF CHILD HEALTH: It affects hormone levels, it can increase a woman's androgen levels, increase her insulin levels and can be part of a syndrome called polycystic ovarian syndrome.
If a woman doesn't ovulate, there's no egg to be fertilized, and the most common cause of ovulatory problems is a little talked about -- and frequently undiagnosed -- health problem called polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS.
This is caused by high levels of circulating male hormones and is called polycystic ovarian syndrome but is a nutritional, not gynecologic disease.
Reproductive-hormone friendly fire: One of the most common causes of obesity in women comes from a condition called polycystic ovary syndrome.
Sararo has a condition called polycystic ovary syndrome, which causes problems with ovulation or other issues.
The procedure could also give hope to women with a condition called polycystic ovarian syndrome who don't produce mature eggs and can get sick on fertility drugs.
The family has a congenital disorder called polycystic kidney disease.
Lemons, who suffered from an incurable genetic disorder known as polycystic kidney disease, found an unforeseen kidney donor - and lifelong friend - in fellow RHS member Patti Moreno of Waterbury.
This situation may give rise to some medical condition known as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
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