macrocyst

[ mak-ruh-sist ]

nounMycology.
  1. a large cyst or spore case, especially the encysted, resting plasmodium of a slime mold.

Origin of macrocyst

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British Dictionary definitions for macrocyst

macrocyst

/ (ˈmækrəʊˌsɪst) /


noun
  1. an unusually large cyst

  2. (in slime moulds) an encysted resting protoplasmic mass: See plasmodium (def. 1)

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