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digenetic

 [di-jĕ-net´ik]
having two stages of multiplication, one sexual in the mature forms, the other asexual in the larval stages.

di·ge·net·ic

(dī'jĕ-net'ik),
1. Pertaining to or characterized by digenesis. Synonym(s): heteroxenous
2. Pertaining to the digenetic fluke.

digenetic

/di·ge·net·ic/ (di″jah-net´ik) having two stages of multiplication, one sexual in the mature forms, the other asexual in the larval stages.

digenetic

(dī′jə-nĕt′ĭk)
adj.
Having two or more hosts through the course of the life cycle, as in some parasites, such as trematodes.

di·ge·net·ic

(dī'jĕ-net'ik)
1. Pertaining to or characterized by digenesis.
Synonym(s): heteroxenous.
2. Pertaining to the digenetic fluke.

digenetic

(of an organism such as a parasite) requiring an alternation of hosts.

digenetic

1. having two stages of multiplication, one sexual in the mature forms, the other asexual in the larval stages.
2. belonging to the subclass of flukes Digenea.

digenetic trematodes
see digenea.
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