: a genus of endocommensal flagellated protozoans known from the intestines of various vertebrates and possibly implicated in diarrheal conditions of young turkeys

Word History


New Latin, from Greek kochlos shellfish with a spiral shell + New Latin -soma; akin to Greek konchē mussel

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“Cochlosoma.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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