Denoting a parasite with a narrow host range; for example, Eimeria (among the Coccidia), hookworm, biting and sucking lice.
[steno- + G. xenos, a stranger, foreigner]
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Oioxenous/monospecific parasites are strictly host specific while stenoxenous and euryxenous parasitize closely related and unrelated host respectively (Pojmanska and Niewiadomska 2012).