Helicella

noun Heli·cel·la \ ˌheləˈselə , ˌhēl- \

Definition of Helicella

: a genus of land snails (family Helicidae) including several snails of veterinary importance as intermediate hosts of flukes and of some nematode lungworms of sheep and other ruminants

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Origin and Etymology of helicella

New Latin, from helic- + -ella


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