- to enclose or become enclosed in a cyst.
Origin of encyst
Examples from the Web for encyst
Historical Examples of encyst
Thence they are apt to migrate or stray into the lungs and liver, where they encyst themselves.
She has had to encyst it, or it would be to her Senegal and French Guinea possessions a regular main to lay on smuggling.West African studies
Mary Henrietta Kingsley
The Cercari part with their tails, and subsequently they encyst themselves on or within the surface of the body of some mollusk.
- biology to enclose or become enclosed by a cyst, thick membrane, or shell
- To enclose or become enclosed in a cyst.