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Pronunciation: plan-or'bis

Definition: A European and North African genus of freshwater snails (family Planorbidae), including Planorbis planorbis, intermediate host of the sheep and cattle fluke, Paramphistoma cervi.

[G. planos, wandering, + L. orbis, circle, ring]

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