noun Etymology: New Latin Monogenea, group name Date: 1899 a monogenetic flatworm • monogenean adjective

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  • monogenean — mono·ge·ne·an jē nē ən n a monogenetic flatworm monogenean adj …   Medical dictionary

  • monogenean — /mon euh jee nee euhn/, n. any trematode of the order Monogenea, mostly ectoparasites on fish, amphibians, and turtles. [1955 60; < NL Monogene(a) order name (equiv. to Gk mono MONO + geneá race, generation; see MONOGENETIC) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • monogenean — noun Any of many flatworms of the class Monogenea …   Wiktionary

  • monogenean — adj. pertaining to or involving monogenesis; of or pertaining to the subclass Monogenea …   English contemporary dictionary

  • monogenean — [ˌmɒnə(ʊ)dʒɪ ni:ən, mɒnə(ʊ) dʒɛnɪən] adjective Zoology relating to or denoting a group of parasitic flukes which only require a single host to complete their life cycle. Compare with digenean. Origin 1960s: from mod. L. Monogenea (from Gk monos… …   English new terms dictionary

  • monogenean — mono·ge·nean …   English syllables

  • monogenean — adjective or noun see monogenea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Entobdella soleae — Taxobox name = Entobdella soleae image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Platyhelminthes classis = Trematoda subclassis = Monogenea ordo = Monopisthocotylea familia = Capsalidae genus = Entobdella species = E. soleae binomial = Entobdella… …   Wikipedia

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