metoxenous

metoxenous

 [mĕ-tok´sĕ-nus]
requiring two hosts for the entire life cycle; said of parasites.
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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]
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