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pseudocollusion (soo′do-co-loo′zhun)
In psychoanalysis, a merely apparent sense of closeness emanating from a transference. [pseudo- + Fr. collusion, fr. L. colludo, to play together]

pseudocoma (soo-do-ko′ma)
SYN: locked-in syndrome.

pseudocowpox (soo-do-kow′poks)
SYN: milkers' nodules, under nodule.

pseudocoxalgia (soo′do-kok-sal′je-a)
SYN: Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease. [pseudo- + L. coxa, hip, + G. algos, pain]

pseudocrisis (soo-do-kri′sis)
A temporary fall of the temperature in a disease usually ending by crisis; not a true crisis.

pseudocroup (soo-do-kroop′)
SYN: laryngismus stridulus.

pseudocryptorchism (soo-do-krip′tor-kizm)
SYN: retractile testis. [pseudo- + G. kryptos, hidden, + orchis, testis]

pseudocumene (soo-do-koo′men)
A colorless liquid obtained from coal tar; used in the sterilization of catgut. SYN: pseudocumol.

pseudocumol (soo-do-koo′mol)
SYN: pseudocumene.

pseudocyesis (soo′do-si-e′sis)
SYN: false pregnancy. [pseudo- + G. kyesis, pregnancy]

pseudocylindroid (soo-do-sil′in-droyd)
A shred of mucus or other substance in the urine resembling a renal cast.

pseudocyst (soo′do-sist)
1. An accumulation of fluid in a cystlike loculus, but without an epithelial or other membranous lining. SYN: adventitious cyst, false cyst. 2. A cyst whose wall is formed by a host cell and not by a parasite. 3. A mass of 50 or more Toxoplasma bradyzoites, found within a host cell, frequently in the brain; formerly called a p., but now considered a true cyst enclosed in its own membrane within the host cell that may rupture to release particles that form new cysts, and apparently is infective to another vertebrate host. SEE ALSO: bradyzoite. [pseudo- + G. kystis, bladder]




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