Definition of coenocytic in English:

coenocytic

adjective

Botany
  • See coenocyte

    • ‘The cell content is readily released by gently squeezing the segments of the coenocytic cellular organization.’
    • ‘Some are unicellular, some coenocytic, and still others produce a mycelium much like other fungi.’
    • ‘In multinucleate coenocytic green algae, very large nuclear genomes have a role in maintaining nucleus/cytoplasm ‘domains’.’
    • ‘Besides the already mentioned yeast spores, a good examples of a coenocytic plant is the multinucleate algae.’
    • ‘Among extant plant protists, this type of siphonous or coenocytic architecture appears to be limited to the chlorophyte and chrysophyte algae.’

Pronunciation

coenocytic

/siːnəʊˈsɪtɪk/