to enclose or become enclosed in a cyst, capsule, or sac
verben·cyst·ed, en·cyst·ing, en·cysts
To enclose in or as if in a cyst.
To take the form of or become enclosed in a cyst.
- en·cyst′ment, en′cys·ta′tion
(third-person singular simple present encysts, present participle encysting, simple past and past participle encysted)
- To enclose within a cyst.
- (intransitive) To be enclosed within a cyst.
From en- + cyst.