Definition of encystment in English:

encystment

Pronunciation /ɪnˈsɪstm(ə)nt/ /ɛnˈsɪstm(ə)nt/

noun

Zoology

See encyst

  • ‘Other triggers for encystment include decreasing temperatures, high population density and low light.’
  • ‘Here we report on a study of the chromosomal basis of maternal effects on two life-history traits related to encystment in the branchiopod crustacean Artemia franciscana, in which females are heterogametic.’
  • ‘Most often encystment occurs in the costoparietal regions, usually along the posterior parietal pleural surface on the right side.’

Pronunciation

encystment

/ɪnˈsɪstm(ə)nt/ /ɛnˈsɪstm(ə)nt/