Tropicorbis

noun Trop·i·cor·bis \ˌträpəˈkȯrbə̇s\

Definition of Tropicorbis

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of tropicorbis

New Latin, from tropicus tropical (from Latin, of a turning of the sun) + Latin orbis ring, circle — more at tropic, orb


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