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1. Relating to or exhibiting monogenesis.
2. Having a single host through the course of the life cycle.


(ˌmɒnəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk) or


1. (Biology) of, relating to, or showing monogenesis
2. (Biology) of or relating to parasitic animals, such as some flukes, that complete their life cycle on only one host
3. (Geological Science) (of rocks and rock formations) formed from one source or by one process


[mɒnəʊdʒɪˈnetɪk] ADJmonogenético
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Beforehand, evangelical ideas of human universality--the same ideas that had fostered the antislavery movement in Britain and across the Atlantic--had accompanied a monogenetic and stadial understanding of human progress (see Livingstone, 2008).
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The triumph of the monogenetic thesis of humanity" (Leakey (264)), furthermore even at the stage of "Homo sapiens-sapiens," compels one to admit that all races descended from the Black race, according to a filiation process, that science will one day explain" (Diop, 1974: xv (265)).
Cusack & Cone (1985) elucidated using electron microscopy the presence of bacteria in close association with monogenetic trematodes and suggested a vectoring role for these parasites.
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