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A multinucleate cytoplasmic mass enclosed by a single cell wall, as in certain slime molds, fungi, and algae.

coe′no·cyt′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.
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(Botany) botany a mass of protoplasm containing many nuclei and enclosed by a cell wall: occurs in many fungi and some algae
coenocytic adj
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(ˈsi nəˌsaɪt, ˈsɛn ə-)

a syncytium, esp. one formed by repeated division of the cell nucleus rather than by cellular fission.
[1895–1900; < Greek koinó(s) common]
coe`no•cyt′ic (-ˈsɪt ɪk) adj.
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We collected information about age, sex, primary tumor site, NLR, serum albumin levels, serum LDH levels, ascites parameters (glucose, albumin, LDH, coenocyte, monocyte, and coenocyte-to-monocyte ratio), the serum-ascites albumin gradient, and ascites-serum LDH ratios.
Perhaps it was a communal entity or a megametaorganism in the sense of a modern syncytium (the result of multiple cell fusions) and a modern coenocyte (the result of multiple cell divisions).
Following meiosis, RMSs emanating from the four nuclei define spore domains in the brief coenocyte and initiate phragmoplasts that mediate cytokinesis (Brown & Lemmon, 1988c; Shimamura et al., 1998).
The higher resolution degree observed for fraction F II of the first TSPs extraction (Cc1) compared to that of the second extraction (Cc2) (Figure 2C) suggests the occurrence of SPs with different negative charge patterns in different coenocyte portions of C.