sarcocyst

noun

sar·​co·​cyst ˈsär-kə-ˌsist How to pronounce sarcocyst (audio)
: sarcocystis sense 2
specifically : the large intramuscular cyst of a protozoan of the genus Sarcocystis

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“Sarcocyst.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sarcocyst. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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