Definition of monoxenous in English:

monoxenous

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

adjective

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

Origin

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