lipoxeny
Desertion of the host by a parasite when the development of the latter is complete. [G. leipo, to leave, + xenos, host]

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • lipoxeny — li·pox·e·ny …   English syllables

  • lipoxeny — noun see lipoxenous …   Useful english dictionary

  • lipoxenous — Pertaining to lipoxeny …   Medical dictionary

  • -xeny — ksənē, ni noun combining form ( es) Etymology: Greek xenos + English y : (such) a host relationship lipoxeny …   Useful english dictionary

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