pericyst

noun

peri·​cyst ˈper-ə-ˌsist How to pronounce pericyst (audio)
: the enclosing wall of fibrous tissue laid down by the host about various parasites (as a hydatid)

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“Pericyst.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pericyst. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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