: a genus of digenetic trematodes (family Troglotrematidae) including a form (C. faba) commonly encountered encysted in the skin of chickens, turkeys, and various wild birds exposed to marshy environment

Word History


New Latin, alteration of Latin collyriolum (probably read as collyriclum), diminutive of collyrium

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“Collyriclum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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