Planorbis


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Planorbis

(plan-ōr'bis),
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]

Planorbis

(plăn-or′bĭs)
A genus of freshwater snails that is the intermediate host for some species of schistosomal blood flukes.

Planorbis

a water snail intermediate host to paramphistomes.
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Significant alterations in catalase (CAT) level were noticed in all snail samples collected from Lake Manzala as compared with lab bread controls (except in Planorbis collected from Kobry El-Lansh and Biomphalaria from Gammalya and Biomphalaria from Nasayma).
The present results showed significant increase in AST and ALT, and ALP in Planorbis and Physa snail samples, collected from Nasayma site in Lake Manzala.
Acute and chronic effects of ibuprofeno in the mollusc Planorbis carinatus (Gastropoda: Planorbidae).
Murphy (1917) found exoskeletons of Planorbis tumens, a fresh water mollusc, and Certhidea sacrata, a brackish water species, in the dry bed of Laguna Salada.
Growth enhancement of the macrophyte Ceratophyllum demersum in the presence of the snail Planorbis planorbis: the effect of grazing and chemical conditioning.
Planorbis (Gyraulus) avakubiensis: Pilsbry & Bequaert 1927: 127, fig.
In the freshwater snail Planorbis corneas, Deliagina and Orlovsky (1990) found large pedal neurons that control ciliary beating on specific areas of the foot.
Control of locomotion in the freshwater snail Planorbis corneas.
A wide regulatory role for GLU at the cellular membrane level was also demonstrated in the CNS of other gastropod species closely related to Lymnaea, such as Helisoma and Planorbis (Jones et al.
Carbohydrate oriented metabolism of Planorbis duplicatus (Mollusca: Planorbidae) during starvation.
B] took up to 30 min to maximize adenylate cyclase activity in ganglionic homogenates of the snail Planorbis corneus (Ferretti et al.