macrocyst

macrocyst

[mak-ruh-sist]
noun Mycology.
a large cyst or spore case, especially the encysted, resting plasmodium of a slime mold.

Origin:
macro- + cyst

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macrocyst (ˈmækrəʊˌsɪst)
 
n
1.  an unusually large cyst
2.  See plasmodium (in slime moulds) an encysted resting protoplasmic mass

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