noun plural

Lym·​nae·​idae lim-ˈnē-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Lymnaeidae (audio)
: a family of thin-shelled air-breathing freshwater snails (suborder Basommatophora) that have an elongate ovoidal shell with a large opening and a simple lip and that include numerous species important as intermediate hosts of trematode worms see fossaria, galba, lymnaea
lymnaeid adjective or noun

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“Lymnaeidae.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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