adjective Date: 1873 1. relating to or involving monogenesis 2. of, relating to, or being any of a class (Monogenea) of flatworms that ordinarily live as ectoparasites on a single host (as a fish or amphibian) throughout their entire life cycle

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  • monogenetic — MONOGENÉTIC, Ă, monogenetici, ce, adj. Conform cu monogeneza, de monogeneză. – Mono + genetic. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  monogenétic adj. → genetic Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  MONOGENÉTIC …   Dicționar Român

  • Monogenetic — Mon o*ge*net ic, a. [See {Monogenesis}.] 1. (Geol.) One in genesis; resulting from one process of formation; used of a mountain range. Dana. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) Relating to, or involving, monogenesis; as, the monogenetic school of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monogenetic — [män΄ōji net′ik] adj. 1. of or pertaining to monogenesis 2. designating or of animals without alternating asexual and sexual generations …   English World dictionary

  • monogenetic — Relating to monogenesis. SYN: monoxenous. * * * mono·ge·net·ic jə net ik adj 1) relating to or involving the origin of diverse individuals or kinds by descent from a single ancestral individual or kind <the entire present human population is… …   Medical dictionary

  • monogenetic — adj. [Gr. monos, one; genesis, beginning] 1. Pertaining to monogenesis. 2. Designates parasites with a simple direct life cycle that is completed in one host. 3. Producing offspring of one sex by arrhenogenesis or thelygenesis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • monogenetic — /mon oh jeuh net ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to monogenesis; monogenous. 2. (of certain trematode worms) having only one generation in the life cycle, without an intermediate asexual generation. [1870 75; MONO + GENETIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • monogenetic — adjective a) having a single source, originating in one place at a single moment b) of or pertaining to monogenesis Ant: polygenetic …   Wiktionary

  • monogenetic — adj. of or pertaining to monogenesis; reproducing asexually (Biology); resulting from one genetic process (Geology); monogenous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • monogenetic — ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY GLOSSARY A volcano built by a single eruption …   Glossary of volcanic terms

  • monogenetic — mono·genetic …   English syllables

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