Macrocyst definition

makrōsist, makrəsist
A large or enlarged cyst; esp., an encysted mass of cytoplasm with many nuclei in a slime mold.
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(biology) An aggregate of cells of Dictyosteliida formed during sexual reproduction enclosed in a cellulose wall.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
macrocyst
Plural:
macrocysts

Origin of macrocyst

  • macro- +"Ž cyst

    From Wiktionary