cyclosis

noun

cy·​clo·​sis sī-ˈklō-səs How to pronounce cyclosis (audio)
: the streaming of protoplasm within a cell

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cyclosis was in 1835

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Cite this Entry

“Cyclosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyclosis. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

cyclosis

noun
cy·​clo·​sis sī-ˈklō-səs How to pronounce cyclosis (audio)
plural cycloses -ˌsēz How to pronounce cyclosis (audio)
: the streaming of protoplasm within a cell

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