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