Stagnicola

noun Stag·nic·o·la \stagˈnikələ\

Definition of Stagnicola

  1. :  a genus of common freshwater snails (family Lymnaeidae) including intermediate hosts of the sheep liver fluke and of various trematodes of waterfowls that cause schistosome dermatitis in man

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Origin and Etymology of stagnicola

New Latin, from Latin stagnum standing body of water, pond, pool + -i- + New Latin -cola


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