Lymnaeidae

noun plural
Lym·​nae·​idae | \ lim-ˈnē-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Lymnaeidae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Lymnaeidae

: 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

Other Words from Lymnaeidae

lymnaeid \ -​ˈnē-​id How to pronounce lymnaeid (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Lymnaeidae.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Lymnaeidae. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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