noun plural

Pla·​nor·​bi·​dae plə-ˈnȯr-bə-ˌdē How to pronounce Planorbidae (audio)
: a family of freshwater pulmonate snails having a single pair of tentacles with an eye at the base of each and gills as well as lungs and including numerous forms important as intermediate hosts of pathogenic trematode worms see planorbis
planorbid adjective or noun

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“Planorbidae.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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