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monogenean

[mon-uh-jee-nee-uh n]
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noun
  1. any trematode of the order Monogenea, mostly ectoparasites on fish, amphibians, and turtles.
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Origin of monogenean

1955–60; < New Latin Monogene(a) order name (equivalent to Greek mono- mono- + geneá race, generation; see monogenetic) + -an
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