homogonic

adjective
ho·​mo·​gon·​ic | \ ˌhō-mə-ˈgän-ik How to pronounce homogonic (audio) , ˌhäm-ə- How to pronounce homogonic (audio) , -ˈgōn-\

Medical Definition of homogonic

: 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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