Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Syncytium

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_3072

Mass of  cytoplasm containing many nuclei enclosed in a single continuous plasma membrane ( Plasmalemma,  Tegument,  Platyhelminthes/ Integument).

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