Schistosomophora

noun

Schis·​to·​so·​moph·​o·​ra ˌshis-tə-sə-ˈmäf-ə-rə How to pronounce Schistosomophora (audio) ˌskis- How to pronounce Schistosomophora (audio)
: a genus of Asian freshwater snails (family Bulimidae) including important intermediate hosts of a trematode worm of the genus Schistosoma (S. japonicum) especially in the Philippines

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“Schistosomophora.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Schistosomophora. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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