monogenetic

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

Definition of monogenetic

  1. 1 :  relating to or involving monogenesis

  2. 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

1921

First Known Use of monogenetic

1921


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monogenetic

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

Medical Definition of monogenetic

  1. 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. 2:  of, relating to, or being any platyhelminthic worm of the taxon Monogenea


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