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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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The oncospheres are filtered from the circulation and encyst in muscular tissue.
It burrows the intestinal wall and encysts in muscular tissues.
They then encyst in any type of nucleated cell and can lie dormant within tissues for the life of the host.
The free-swimming cercariae escapes from the first intermediate host, and penetrate in the body of the compatible second intermediate host (aquatic invertebrates or aquatic vertebrates), where becomes a metacercaria that may, or may not, encyst.
The larvae can encyst in various tissues, causing abdominal pain, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, and a tender abdomen [1].
The ova develop into larvae, penetrate the intestinal wall, disseminate throughout the body via the vascular system, and encyst in tissue as cysticerci.
Echinostomatid digeneans are parasites of reptiles, birds and mammals; however, cercariae may encyst on or in anurans (Prudhoe and Bray, 1982).
Trichinosis requires two hosts in its life cycle: female worms produce larvae that encyst in muscle of the first host and the new, second host becomes infected when muscle is eaten.
Sporocysts and two generations of rediae develop producing cercariae that eventually encyst in fishes or amphibians (second intermediate hosts).
After release from the molluscan host, cercariae of Glypthelmins quieta and Megalodiscus temperatus penetrate the skin of anurans and encyst beneath the epidennis.
This larva must attach and encyst on a host fish where it transforms into a juvenile mussel, which is released to complete its life cycle as a free-living organism.
1994), cyanobacteria to produce akinetes (Whitton 1987), algae to produce spores, cysts, or gametes that fuse into diapausing zygotes (Fryxell 1983, Blanco 1995, Burkholder and Glasgow 1995), and amoebae and ciliates to encyst (Johnson and Evans 1939, Hashimoto 1962, Neff and Neff 1969, Grimes 1973, Corliss and Esser 1974, Walker et al.