Segmentina

noun
Seg·​men·​ti·​na | \ ˌseg-mən-ˈtī-nə How to pronounce Segmentina (audio) \

Medical Definition of Segmentina

: a genus of Asian freshwater snails of the family Planorbidae that are of medical importance as intermediate hosts of an intestinal fluke of the genus Fasciolopsis (F. buski)

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“Segmentina.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Segmentina. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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