monoxenous


monoxenous
SYN: monogenetic. [mono- + G. xenos, stranger]

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mo·nox·e·nous mə-'näk-sə-nəs adj of a parasite living on only one kind of host throughout its life cycle

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mo·nox·e·nous (mə-nokґsə-nəs) [mono- + Gr. xenos host] homoxenous.

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