cyclosis

noun
cy·​clo·​sis | \ sī-ˈklō-səs How to pronounce cyclosis (audio) \

Definition of cyclosis

: the streaming of protoplasm within a cell

First Known Use of cyclosis

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cyclosis

New Latin, from Greek kyklōsis encirclement, from kykloun to go around

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“Cyclosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyclosis. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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cyclosis

noun
cy·​clo·​sis | \ sī-ˈklō-səs How to pronounce cyclosis (audio) \
plural cycloses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce cyclosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of cyclosis

: the streaming of protoplasm within a cell

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