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Lymnaeidae

noun plural Lym·nae·idae \ lim-ˈnē-ə-ˌdē \

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

lymnaeid

play \-ˈnē-id\ adjective or noun

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