[ trik-uh-sist ]
/ ˈtrɪk əˌsɪst /
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an organ of offense and defense embedded in the outer cytoplasm of certain protozoans, consisting of a small elongated sac containing a fine, hairlike filament capable of being ejected.
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OTHER WORDS FROM trichocysttrich·o·cyst·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for trichocyst
/ (ˈtrɪkəˌsɪst) /
any of various cavities on the surface of some ciliate protozoans, each containing a sensory thread that can be ejected
Derived forms of trichocysttrichocystic, adjective
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