encysted encysted

Definition(s):

  • (adj) enclosed in (or as if in) a cyst

Usage(s):

  1. The encysted cased larva is the infecting stage, found in the uncooked or poorly cooked pork.
  2. The tiny, encysted worms can live in the muscles of bears, dogs, birds, cats, guinea pigs, monkeys, rabbits, horses and cattle.

Quotes

  • Political philosopher James Burnham explained why in his classic study, Suicide of the West: "For Western civilization in the present condition of the world, the most important practical consequence of the guilt encysted in the liberal ideology and...
    on Apr 25, 2009 By: James Burnham Source: Ottawa Citizen

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