[ dahy-jen-uh-sis ]
/ daɪˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /
- digastric triangle,
- digby chicken,
- digby, sir kenelm,
Origin of digenesis
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/ (ˌdaɪdʒɪˈnɛtɪk) /
of or relating to digenesis
(of parasites) having two hosts
/ (daɪˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /
zoology another name for alternation of generations
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[ dī-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs ]
Reproduction in distinctive patterns in alternate generations, typically involving alternating sexual and asexual cycles in succeeding host organisms, as seen in malarial parasites and certain trematode flatworms.
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