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v. en·cysted, en·cysting, 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.


to form a cyst or capsule. See also cyst. encysted, adj.

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Other trematodes collected were Philophthalmus gralli, an eye fluke found in waterfowl, and Haplorchis, a trematode that encysts in muscle of fish at the maxillary, operculum, and insertions of fins.
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In paratenic hosts like amphibians and reptiles, the cystacanth does not develop to maturity but migrates from the digestive tract into the coelomic cavity and encysts in mesenteries.
After passing through the gut wall, the preparasitic stage then encysts, usually in the fat body, intestinal wall, connective tissue or muscle tissue of the paratenic host (Fig.