heterecious

heterecious

 [het″er-e´shus]
requiring different hosts in different stages of development; a characteristic of certain parasites.

het·er·e·cious

(het'ĕr-ē'shŭs),
Having more than one host; said of a parasite passing different stages of its life cycle in different animals.
Synonym(s): metoxenous
[heter- + G. oikion, home]

heterecious

/het·er·e·cious/ (het″er-e´shus) parasitic on different hosts in various stages of its existence.

het·er·e·ci·ous

(het'ĕr-ē'shŭs)
Having more than one host; said of a parasite passing different stages of its life cycle in different animals.
[heter- + G. oikion, home]
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