- inclusion cyst
- 1. a cyst formed by the inclusion of a small portion of epithelium or mesothelium within connective tissue along a line of fusion of embryonic processes; types found in the oral region are the median palatal cyst, median anterior maxillary cyst, globulomaxillary cyst, and nasoalveolar cyst. Called also fissural c. 2. epidermal inclusion c.
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