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1. Relating to or exhibiting monogenesis.
2. Having a single host through the course of the life cycle.
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(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
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[mɒnəʊdʒɪˈnetɪk] ADJmonogenético
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