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Oncomelania

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noun On·co·me·la·nia \ˌäŋ-kō-mi-ˈlā-nē-ə\

Medical Definition of Oncomelania

  1. :  a genus of amphibious snails (family Bulimidae) of Asian and Pacific island freshwaters that comprises forms which are intermediate hosts of a schistosome (Schistosoma japonicum)




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