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]
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The water extract of the dried flowers, stem and leaves showed molluscicidal activity against Physopsis globosa (Cowper 1948).
Population responses of the snail Bulinus (Physopsis) abyssinicus to differing initial social and crowding conditions.