homoecious
adj. [Gr. homos, same; oikos, home]
Denoting the utilization of the same host during the entire life cycle.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • homoecious — [hō mē′shəs] adj. 〚/span> HOMO + Gr oikos, house (see ECO ) + OUS〛 designating or of parasites that spend their entire life cycle on one species of host * * * ho·moe·cious (hō mēʹshəs, hŏ ) adj. Of or b …   Universalium

  • homoecious — [hō mē′shəs] adj. [< HOMO + Gr oikos, house (see ECO ) + OUS] designating or of parasites that spend their entire life cycle on one species of host …   English World dictionary

  • homoecious — ho·moe·cious …   English syllables

  • homoecious — adjective of parasites especially rust fungi; completing the entire life cycle on a single host autoecious rust fungi • Syn: ↑autoecious • Ant: ↑heteroecious (for: ↑autoecious) …   Useful english dictionary

  • autoecious — adjective of parasites especially rust fungi; completing the entire life cycle on a single host autoecious rust fungi • Syn: ↑homoecious • Ant: ↑heteroecious …   Useful english dictionary

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