Medical Dictionary

Oncomelania

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

Medical Definition of ONCOMELANIA

:  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)
April 26, 2015
rococo Hear it
excessively ornate or intricate
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