Definition of monoxenous in English:

monoxenous

adjective

Biology
  • Of a parasitic organism: restricted to a single host species.

Origin

1940s. From mono- + ancient Greek ξένος + -ous, after German monoxen.

Pronunciation

monoxenous

/məˈnɒksɪnəs//ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈzɛnəs//ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈziːnəs/