Helisoma

noun
Heli·​so·​ma | \ ˌhēləˈsōmə, ˌhel- \

Definition of Helisoma

: a genus of freshwater snails (family Planorbidae) including intermediate hosts of echinostomes and possibly other flukes of medical or veterinary importance

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History and Etymology for Helisoma

New Latin, from heli- (probably from Greek helix spiral) + -soma

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“Helisoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Helisoma. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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