Oncomelania

noun
On·​co·​me·​la·​nia | \ ˌäŋ-kō-mi-ˈlā-nē-ə How to pronounce Oncomelania (audio) \

Medical Definition of Oncomelania

: a genus of amphibious snails (family Bulimidae) of Asian and Pacific island freshwaters that comprises forms which are intermediate hosts of a schistosome (Schistosoma japonicum)

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“Oncomelania.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Oncomelania. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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