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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

(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.
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Germinal development in the sporocysts and rediae of the digenetic trematodes. Exp.
Digenetic trematode community in nesting green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) from Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica.
Wilson, "Potential impact on June sucker, and control of the digenetic trematode Centrocestus formosanus, and its intermediate host, Melanoides tuberculata," Final Report to the Utah Reclamation Mitigation and Conservation Commission no.
Some specimens were prepared for scanning electron microscopy (SEM) using standard techniques for digenetic trematodes, then examined at different accelerating voltages (5-10 kV) and working distances, using a Leica Stereoscan 420 SEM.
Fish heavily infected with these digenetic trematodes may experience loss of vision, reduced growth, emaciation (2) or deformation of the vertebral column, brain tumour, cellular necrosis and death (3).
Although these digenetic trematodes of the Opisthorchiidae family are closely related to the genera Clonorchis and Opisthorchis, there are morphologic differences.
Fasciolosis, caused by the digenetic trematodes of the genus Fasciola, is one of the most important plant borne helminthes infections of human and livestock in many parts of the world.
However, seasonal dynamics in the maturation cycles of digenetic trematodes of fresh water fishes are well documented .