Bithynia

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Bithynia

[bəthin′ē·ə]
a genus of snails, species of which act as intermediate hosts to Opisthorchis.

Bithynia

a genus of snails that act as intermediate hosts for the miracidia of the Opisthorchis spp. of bile duct flukes.
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107) Bithynian auxilia under the procurator Iulius Aquila participated in the bellum Bosporanum of 44-49 and occasional auxilia (apparently Bithynian) at the Bosporan capital of Panticapaeum are on record, although their purpose is unclear.
are messages from the king and his court to the people at all levels', 39], and Gruen on `puzzles, problems, and possibilities' or rather on what has been said in the other contributions) and four with the particular (the Seleucids, Arsacid Iran, the Bithynian and Hasmonean kings, all of which display considerable variation and certainly do not conform to a single model).
71 M = 83 McG (the Bithynian inheritance) is reasonably placed there, the king's treaty with Sertorius (2.