monoxenous

adjective
mo·​nox·​e·​nous | \ mə-ˈnäk-sə-nəs How to pronounce monoxenous (audio) \

Medical Definition of monoxenous

of a parasite
: living on only one kind of host throughout its life cycle

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“Monoxenous.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/monoxenous. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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