a multinucleate mass of cytoplasm that is not separated into cells.
- syn·cy·tial [sin-sish-uhl], /sɪnˈsɪʃ əl/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for syncytium
zoology a mass of cytoplasm containing many nuclei and enclosed in a cell membrane
- syncytial, adjective
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