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Spending all stages of the life cycle on the same host. Used of parasites.
au·toe′cism (-sĭz′əm) n.
autoecious adjective Referring to a parasite with only one host in its life cycle.
autoecious (of parasites, especially the rust fungus) completing the entire life cycle on a single species of host.