: a genus of Old World freshwater pulmonate snails (family Bulinidae) including important intermediate hosts of the schistosome (Schistosoma haematobium) and other trematodes of medical or veterinary significance

Word History


New Latin, from phys- + -opsis

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“Physopsis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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