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 (such as a fish or amphibian) throughout their entire life cycle

First Known Use of monogenetic

1921, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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monogenetic

adjective
mono·​ge·​net·​ic | \-jə-ˈnet-ik \

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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