Definition of Zoocyst

1. Noun. A variety of encysted rhizopods resembling a sporocyst, except in the thickness and number of the protective layer. ¹



2. Noun. (biology) A cyst formed by certain Protozoa and unicellular plants which the contents divide into a large number of granules, each of which becomes a germ. ¹

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Medical Definition of Zoocyst

1. A cyst formed by certain Protozoa and unicellular plants which the contents divide into a large number of granules, each of which becomes a germ. Origin: Zoo- + cyst. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Zoocyst

zoocentrism
zoochemical
zoochemistry
zoochemy
zoochlorella
zoochlorellae
zoochlorellas
zoochore
zoochores
zoochory
zoochrome
zoochromes
zoocidal
zoocide
zoocides
zoocyst (current term)
zoocysts
zoocytia
zoocytium
zoodendria
zoodendrium
zoodermic
zooea
zooeae
zooeal
zooeas
zooecia
zooecium
zooecology
zooerastia

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