homoecious definition by Webster's New World
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designating or of parasites that spend their entire life cycle on one species of host
Origin: ; from homo- plush Classical Greek oikos, house (see eco-) plush -ous
homoecious definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Of or being a parasite that spends all stages of its life cycle on the same host.
Origin: homo- + Greek oikiā, house; see heteroecious + -ous.
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