Tropicorbis

noun
Trop·​i·​cor·​bis | \ ˌträpəˈkȯrbə̇s \

Definition of Tropicorbis

: a genus of New World freshwater snails (family Planorbidae) of medical importance as hosts of the schistosome (Schistosoma mansoni) in endemic focuses in North and South America

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History and Etymology for Tropicorbis

New Latin, from tropicus tropical (from Latin, of a turning of the sun) + Latin orbis ring, circle

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“Tropicorbis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tropicorbis. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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