Segmentina

noun

Seg·​men·​ti·​na ˌseg-mən-ˈtī-nə How to pronounce Segmentina (audio)
: 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 3 Mar. 2024.

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