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monogenetic

[mon-oh-juh-net-ik] /ˌmɒn oʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to monogenesis; monogenous.
2.
(of certain trematode worms) having only one generation in the life cycle, without an intermediate asexual generation.
Origin of monogenetic
1870-1875
1870-75; mono- + genetic
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  • This monogenetic propagation is very common among the protists, both protophyta and protozoa.

    The Wonders of Life Ernst Haeckel
  • In the various colours and dyes we have all phases, and the monogenetic shades almost imperceptibly into the polygenetic.

British Dictionary definitions for monogenetic

monogenetic

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