heterogonic life cycle

heterogonic life cycle

free-living stage of life cycle of an organism (for example, Strongyloides stercoralis) that also has a parasitic stage.

het·er·o·gon·ic life cy·cle

(het'ĕr-ō-gon'ik līf sī'kĕl)
Free-living stage of the life cycle of an organism (e.g., Strongyloides stercoralis) that also has a parasitic stage.