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en·cyst

 (ĕn-sĭst′)
v. en·cyst·ed, en·cyst·ing, en·cysts
v.tr.
To enclose in or as if in a cyst.
v.intr.
To take the form of or become enclosed in a cyst.

en·cyst′ment, en′cys·ta′tion n.

encyst

(ɛnˈsɪst)
vb
(Biology) biology to enclose or become enclosed by a cyst, thick membrane, or shell
enˈcysted adj
enˈcystment, ˌencysˈtation n

en•cyst

(ɛnˈsɪst)

v.t., v.i.
to enclose or become enclosed in a cyst.
[1835–45]
en•cyst′ment, en`cys•ta′tion, n.

encyst


Past participle: encysted
Gerund: encysting

Imperative
encyst
encyst
Present
I encyst
you encyst
he/she/it encysts
we encyst
you encyst
they encyst
Preterite
I encysted
you encysted
he/she/it encysted
we encysted
you encysted
they encysted
Present Continuous
I am encysting
you are encysting
he/she/it is encysting
we are encysting
you are encysting
they are encysting
Present Perfect
I have encysted
you have encysted
he/she/it has encysted
we have encysted
you have encysted
they have encysted
Past Continuous
I was encysting
you were encysting
he/she/it was encysting
we were encysting
you were encysting
they were encysting
Past Perfect
I had encysted
you had encysted
he/she/it had encysted
we had encysted
you had encysted
they had encysted
Future
I will encyst
you will encyst
he/she/it will encyst
we will encyst
you will encyst
they will encyst
Future Perfect
I will have encysted
you will have encysted
he/she/it will have encysted
we will have encysted
you will have encysted
they will have encysted
Future Continuous
I will be encysting
you will be encysting
he/she/it will be encysting
we will be encysting
you will be encysting
they will be encysting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been encysting
you have been encysting
he/she/it has been encysting
we have been encysting
you have been encysting
they have been encysting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been encysting
you will have been encysting
he/she/it will have been encysting
we will have been encysting
you will have been encysting
they will have been encysting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been encysting
you had been encysting
he/she/it had been encysting
we had been encysting
you had been encysting
they had been encysting
Conditional
I would encyst
you would encyst
he/she/it would encyst
we would encyst
you would encyst
they would encyst
Past Conditional
I would have encysted
you would have encysted
he/she/it would have encysted
we would have encysted
you would have encysted
they would have encysted
References in periodicals archive ?
The trematode encysts in the lamellae of gills of the intermediate fish-host and may result in significant damage of gills and depressed respiratory function at high rates of metacercarial infection (Blazer and Gratzek, 1985; McDonald et al.
The hosts ingest the eggs, and the first instar larva hatches within their intestines, penetrates the mucosa, and retreats into the tissue, where it encysts and molts to the third larval stage.
We sent her on her way again with enough fenbendazole wormer to prevent the puppies in the womb from being infected by a roundworm which cleverly encysts in the muscle of the bitch, migrating to the womb in late pregnancy.
It is acquired by eating an intermediate larval stage that emerges from snails and encysts on aquatic vegetation.