Fossaria

noun
Fos·​sar·​ia | \ fäs-ˈar-ē-ə, -ˈer-, fȯs- How to pronounce Fossaria (audio) \

Medical Definition of Fossaria

: a widely distributed genus of small freshwater pulmonate snails of the family Lymnaeidae including important intermediate hosts of liver flukes — compare galba, lymnaea

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“Fossaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Fossaria. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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