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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.
After several developmental stages (sporozoites, redia, and cercariae) free-swimming cercariae leave the intermediate hosts, swim actively through water, and adhere to plants, where they encyst to form metacercariae (the infectious stage).
They burrowed the intestinal wall and encyst in flesh and liver tissues of the host fish.
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.
The parasite Trichinella spiralis encysts in the muscle of the host.
subdolum always encysts in the amphipod abdomen and, in addition, is unable to favor its own transmission to the definitive host since it never alters the host behavior (Helluy 1983a).