Having the form or appearance of a hydatid.

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hy·da·tid·i·form .hī-də-'tid-ə-.fȯrm adj resembling a hydatid or cyst

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hy·da·tid·i·form (hi″də-tidґĭ-form) resembling a hydatid cyst; see under mole.

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