monogenean

[ mon-uh-jee-nee-uhn ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈdʒi ni ən /

noun

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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