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v. en·cyst·ed, en·cyst·ing, en·cysts
To enclose in or as if in a cyst.
To take the form of or become enclosed in a cyst.

en·cyst′ment, en′cys·ta′tion n.
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Reduced encystment of glochidia on host fish and juvenile transformation of Elliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786) occurred at 3 mg NaCl/L (~1,820 mg/L [Cl.
In fact, known peaks in metacercarial encystment match this seasonal variation in forage availability and feeding behavior (Lepitzki 1998).
In another point of view some studies have shown that inhibitors of mitochondrial function and inducers of oxidative stress can induce Toxoplasma encystment in vitro [28, 29].
pluvialis culture, the deficiency of a nutrient, such as nitrogen, induces encystment, with a morphological change from vegetative to cysts cells as the resting stage (Dalay et al.
The higher rates most likely simply reflect a higher survival rate, though another possibility is a higher germination rate after encystment (Erwin and Ribeiro 1996), and while it's unlikely, we cannot exclude the possibility of colonization.
Lenhart, Stephen DiNardo, "Somatic Cell Encystment Promotes Abscission in Germline Stem Cells following a Regulated Block in Cytokinesis," Developmental Cell, 2015; DOI: 10.
Germ tubes developed from encysted zoospores within 10-20 minutes after encystment.
Laboratory investigations later revealed that a component of the solution induced encystment of Acanthamoeba rendering the organism more resistant to disinfection.
Encystment of Azotobacter nigricans grown diazotrophically on kerosene as sole carbon source.
Skeletal muscle encystment usually is asymptomatic but may cause muscular pseudohypertrophy with a heavy parasite burden.