Afroplanorbis

noun
Af·​ro·​pla·​nor·​bis | \ ¦a-frō-plə-ˈnȯr-bəs \

Definition of Afroplanorbis

: a genus of African pulmonate freshwater snails (family Planorbidae) including important intermediate hosts of the blood fluke (Schistosomamansoni)

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First Known Use of Afroplanorbis

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Afroplanorbis

New Latin, from Afr- + Planorbis

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The first known use of Afroplanorbis was in 1946

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“Afroplanorbis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Afroplanorbis. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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