macrocyst

[mak-ruh-sist]

noun Mycology.

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

noun

an unusually large cyst
(in slime moulds) an encysted resting protoplasmic massSee plasmodium (def. 1)
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