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syncytium

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noun syn·cy·tium \sin-ˈsish-(ē-)əm\

Medical Definition of syncytium

plural syncytia \-(ē-)ə\play

  1. 1:  a multinucleate mass of cytoplasm resulting from fusion of cells

  2. 2:  coenocyte 1




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