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Lymnaeidae

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noun plural Lym·nae·idae \lim-ˈnē-ə-ˌdē\

Medical Definition of Lymnaeidae

  1. :  a family of thin-shelled air-breathing freshwater snails (suborder Basommatophora) that have an elongate ovoidal shell with a large opening and a simple lip and that include numerous species important as intermediate hosts of trematode worms—see fossaria, galba, lymnaea

lymnaeid

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