macrocyst


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macrocyst

(ˈmækrəʊˌsɪst)
n
1. (Biology) an unusually large cyst
2. (Botany) (in slime moulds) an encysted resting protoplasmic mass. See plasmodium1
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gigantea macrocyst showed irregular thick wall, with placentiformes protrusions and a secondary wall of connective tissue (MUNDAY & OBENDORF, 1984).
The Calretinin expression was intense in the epithelium lining the micro or macrocysts. The intense staining of the macrocyst occur even in the absence of epithelial lining.