Definition of Hypnocyst. Meaning of Hypnocyst. Synonyms of Hypnocyst

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Definition of Hypnocyst

Hypnocyst Hyp"no*cyst, n. [Gr. ? sleep + E. cyst.] (Biol.) A cyst in which some unicellular organisms temporarily inclose themselves, from which they emerge unchanged, after a period of drought or deficiency of food. In some instances, a process of spore formation seems to occur within such cysts.

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