- The production of similar organisms in each generation.
- The production of young by one parent only, as in nonsexual generation and parthenogenesis.
- The process of parasitizing a single host, in which the life cycle of the parasite is passed; Boophilus annulatus, the one-host cattle tick, or certain trematodes of the order Monogenea.
[mono- + G. genesis, origin, production]
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