Definition of Syncitia. Meaning of Syncitia. Synonyms of Syncitia

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Definition of Syncitia

Syncitia
Syncytium Syn*cy"ti*um, n.; pl. Syncitia. [NL., from Gr. ? together + ? a hollow vessel.] 1. (Biol.) Tissue in which the cell or partition walls are wholly wanting and the cell bodies fused together, so that the tissue consists of a continuous mass of protoplasm in which nuclei are imbedded, as in ordinary striped muscle. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The ectoderm of a sponge.

Meaning of Syncitia from wikipedia

- A syncytium or symplasm (/sɪnˈsɪʃiəm/; plural syncytia; from Gr****: σύν syn "together" and κύτος kytos "box, i.e. cell") is a multinucleate cell which...
- chemokine coreceptors. Macrophage (M-tropic) strains of HIV-1, or non-syncitia-inducing strains (NSI) use the beta-chemokine receptor CCR5 for entry and...
- for ****ual reproduction with exchange of genetic material. Slime molds syncitia form from individual amoeboid cells, like syncitial tissues of some multicellular...
- biologists use the term "acellular" to refer to multinucleate cell forms (syncitia and plasmodia), such as to differentiate "acellular" slime molds from the...
- particles are budding out from individually or collectively infected cells (syncitia). C-protein facilitates budding by interacting with AIP1/Alix, which is...
- strong extracellular signalling, diffusion of RNA and protein in cell syncitia, promoter proximal pausing, and nuclear retention of transcripts. In certain...
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