Definition of microcyclic in US English:

microcyclic

adjective

Mycology
  • Of a rust fungus: having a life cycle characterized by the production of teliospores and basidiospores only.

Origin

1920s. From micro- + cyclic. Compare macrocyclic.

Pronunciation

microcyclic

/ˌmʌɪkrə(ʊ)ˈsʌɪklɪk/