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  • Encystment — En*cyst ment, n. 1. (Biol.) A process which, among some of the lower forms of life, precedes reproduction by budding, fission, spore formation, etc. [1913 Webster] Note: The animal (a) first contracts its body to a globular mass (b) and then… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • encystment — noun see encyst …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • encystment — See encyst. * * * …   Universalium

  • encystment — noun a) The formation of a cyst b) The process of becoming enclosed by a cyst …   Wiktionary

  • encystment — The condition of being or becoming encysted. * * * en·cyst·ment (en sistґmənt) the process or condition of being or becoming encysted …   Medical dictionary

  • encystment — en cyst·ment || mÉ™nt n. state of becoming enclosed within a sac (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • encystment — ə̇nˈsis(t)mənt, en noun ( s) : the process of forming a cyst or becoming enclosed in a capsule …   Useful english dictionary

  • female encystment — see matricidal hatching …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • encyst — encystment, encystation, n. /en sist /, v.t., v.i. Biol. to enclose or become enclosed in a cyst. [1835 45; EN 1 + CYST] * * * …   Universalium

  • Microbial cyst — Cyst stage of Entamoeba histolytica A microbial cyst is a resting or dormant stage of a microorganism, usually a bacterium or a protist, that helps the organism to survive in unfavorable environmental conditions. It can be thought of as a state… …   Wikipedia

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