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monogenetic

adjective mono·ge·net·ic \-jə-ˈne-tik\

Definition of MONOGENETIC

1
:  relating to or involving monogenesis
2
:  of, relating to, or being any of a class (Monogenea) of flatworms that ordinarily live as ectoparasites on a single host (as a fish or amphibian) throughout their entire life cycle

First Known Use of MONOGENETIC

1921

monogenetic

adjective mono·ge·net·ic \-jə-ˈnet-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MONOGENETIC

1
:  relating to or involving the origin of diverse individuals or kinds by descent from a single ancestral individual or kind <the entire present human population is monogenetic>
2
:  of, relating to, or being any platyhelminthic worm of the taxon Monogenea

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