A cyst where some unicellular organisms temporarily enclose by themselves, from where they emerge unchanged, over time of drought or deficiency of meals.
A cyst in which some unicellular organisms temporarily inclose by themselves, from which they emerge unchanged, after a period of drought or lack of food. In some instances, an activity of spore development appears to happen within these types of cysts.
A sleeping cyst; a quiescent encysted protozoan which doesn't sporulate.
A theory or system of social reform which contemplates a complete reconstruction of society with a more just and equitable distribution of property and labor In popular usage the term is often employed to indicate any lawless revolutionary social scheme See Communism Fourierism Saint Simonianism forms of socialism...