homogonic

adjective

ho·​mo·​gon·​ic ˌhō-mə-ˈgän-ik How to pronounce homogonic (audio) ˌhäm-ə- How to pronounce homogonic (audio)
-ˈgōn-
: being or characterized by a course of development in which one generation of parasites immediately succeeds another
a homogonic life cycle of a nematode worm
compare heterogonic sense 2a

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“Homogonic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/homogonic. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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