What is the difference between a tumor and a cyst?

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asked Apr 16 in Diseases Conditions by Frcartha (360 points)
What is the difference between a tumor and a cyst?

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answered Apr 17 by Grahlu (19,180 points)
The difference between a tumor and a cyst is that a tumor is tissue that is abnormally large and is swelling.

A cyst is a sac that is usually filed with fluid or air.

A cyst isn't always cancerous but a tumor is cancerous and can be fatal.

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