coenocyte

noun coe·no·cyte \ ˈsē-nə-ˌsīt \

Definition of coenocyte

1 a : a multinucleate mass of protoplasm resulting from repeated nuclear division unaccompanied by cell fission
b : an organism consisting of such a structure
2 : syncytium 1

coenocytic

play \ˌsē-nə-ˈsi-tik\ adjective

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coenocyte

noun coe·no·cyte \ ˈsē-nə-ˌsīt \

medical Definition of coenocyte

1 a : a multinucleate mass of protoplasm resulting from repeated nuclear division unaccompanied by cell fission
b : an organism consisting of such a structure
2 : syncytium 1

coenocytic

play \ˌsē-nə-ˈsit-ik\ adjective

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