cystophore

noun
cys·​to·​phore | \ ˈsistəˌfō(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of cystophore

: the branched stalk that bears the cysts of myxobacteria

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History and Etymology for cystophore

cyst- + -phore

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“Cystophore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cystophore. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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