Collyriclum

noun Col·lyr·i·clum \kəˈlirə̇kləm\

Definition of Collyriclum

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of collyriclum

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


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