noun Blas·to·cystis

Definition of Blastocystis

  1. :  a cosmopolitan genus of commensal yeasts common in human feces and a frequent source of confusion in fecal examinations for the detection of pathogenic protozoans

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Origin and Etymology of blastocystis

New Latin, from blast- + -cystis

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to cast off or become cast off

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