Rana

noun
Ra·​na | \ ˈrā-nə How to pronounce Rana (audio) \

Medical Definition of Rana

: a nearly cosmopolitan genus (family Ranidae) of frogs including some extensively used in animal research and some that are intermediate hosts of tapeworms and schistosomes

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“Rana.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Rana. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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