verb (used with or without object), Biology.
to enclose or become enclosed in a .
(biology) to enclose or become enclosed by a cyst, thick membrane, or shell
encyst en·cyst (ěn-sĭst’)
v. en·cyst·ed, en·cyst·ing, en·cysts
To enclose or become enclosed in a cyst.
en·cyst’ment or en’cys·ta’tion n.
- Encysted calculus
encysted calculus n. A urinary calculus enclosed in a sac developed from the wall of the bladder. Also called pocketed calculus.
[end-awl] /ˈɛndˌɔl/ noun 1. the ultimate purpose, object, or conclusion: Money is the be-all and end-all of his existence. 2. something that brings things to such an end or conclusion. noun 1. short for be-all and end-all
[en-dam-ij] /ɛnˈdæm ɪdʒ/ verb (used with object), endamaged, endamaging. 1. to . /ɛnˈdæmɪdʒ/ verb 1. (transitive) to cause injury to; damage
[en-duh-mee-buh] /ˌɛn dəˈmi bə/ noun, plural endamebae [en-duh-mee-bee] /ˌɛn dəˈmi bi/ (Show IPA), endamebas. Biology. 1. any protozoan of the genus Endamoeba, members of which are parasitic in the digestive tracts of various invertebrates, including cockroaches and termites. endameba en·da·me·ba or en·da·moe·ba (ěn’də-mē’bə) n. Variant of entameba.