Definitions for "Thyroglossal cyst"
Keywords:  cyst, duct, midline, neck, closure
a cyst , that results from the thyroglossal duct from
a fluid-filled sac present at birth and located in the midline of the neck
a result of incomplete closure of a segent of a tube-like structure (the thyroglossal duct) that is present, and normally closes, as the embryo develops