Medical Definition of Oncomelania

1. A medically important genus of amphibious freshwater operculate snails of the family Hydrobiidae (subfamily Hydrobiinae; subclass Prosobranchiata). In the Orient, several subspecies of Oncomelania hupensis serve as intermediate hosts of the oriental blood fluke, Schistosoma japonicum. Origin: onco-+ G. Melas (melan-), black (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oncomelania

On HMS
Onagraceae
Onan
Onchocerca cervicalis
Onchocerca gibsoni
Onchocerca lienalis
Onchocerca volvulus L3 cysteine protease
Onchocercidae
Onchorynchus
Onchorynchus kisutch
Onchorynchus nerka
Onchorynchus tshawtscha
Oncidium papilio
Oncidium papilio kramerianum
Oncocerca
Oncomelania
Oncovin
Oncovirinae
Ondaatje
Ondatra
Ondatra zibethica
Ondine
Ondine's curse
Ondiri disease
Onega
Oneida
Oneidas
Onions
Oniscidae
Oniscus

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