Physopsis

Physopsis

(fī-sop'sis),
A subgenus of the genus Bulinus, most species of which transmit the human blood fluke, Schistosoma haematobium, and some animal schistosomes in Africa south of the Sahara.
[G. physis, growth, + opsis, aspect, appearance]

Physopsis

water snail intermediate host for Schistosoma spp.
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The water extract of the dried flowers, stem and leaves showed molluscicidal activity against Physopsis globosa (Cowper 1948).