digenetic


di·ge·net·ic

adjective \ˌdī-jə-ˈne-tik\

Definition of DIGENETIC

:  of or relating to a subclass (Digenea) of trematode worms in which sexual reproduction as an internal parasite of a vertebrate alternates with asexual reproduction in a mollusk

Origin of DIGENETIC

New Latin Digenetica, subclass name (synonym of Digenea), from di- + genetica, neuter plural of geneticus genetic
First Known Use: circa 1883

di·ge·net·ic

adjective \ˌdī-jə-ˈnet-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIGENETIC

1
: of or relating to digenesis
2
: of or relating to the taxon Digenea of trematode worms

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