monoxenous


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monoxenous

 [mo-nok´sĕ-nus]
requiring only one host to complete the life cycle.

mon·o·ge·net·ic

(mon'ō-jĕ-net'ik),
Relating to monogenesis.
Synonym(s): monoxenous

monoxenous

/mo·nox·e·nous/ (mon-ok´sĕ-nus) requiring only one host to complete the life cycle.

mon·o·ge·net·ic

(mon'ō-jĕ-net'ik)
Relating to monogenesis.
Synonym(s): monoxenous.

monoxenous

requiring only one host to complete the life cycle.
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That most lizard species lack a unique helminth fauna suggests that among lizard parasites, ecological conditions favoring egg survival for monoxenous helminths and the distribution of intermediate hosts for heteroxenous helminths are much more important than the presence of a particular lizard host species.
Monoxenous parasites Effective, increased intensity in larger groups (Moore et al.
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Within Eimeriid Coccidia, a clear distinction exists between the tissue cyst-forming Coccidia, exemplified by Toxoplasma gondii and various Sarcocystis species comprising the Family Sarcocystidae, and the monoxenous coccidia, exemplified by the Family Eimeriidae (Lindsay and Blagburn,1994; Tenter et al.
Therefore, Isospora from the Siberian tiger, like Isospora suis, may be a monoxenous parasite.