Definition of monoxenic in English:

monoxenic

Pronunciation /ˌmɒnəkˈsɛnɪk/ /ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈzɛnɪk/ /ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈziːnɪk/

adjective

Biology
  • Designating the culture of a parasitic organism in the presence of a single host species.

Origin

1950s. From mono- + ancient Greek ξένος + -ic. Compare earlier monoxenous, and also earlier polyxenic.