Thiara


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Thiara

(thī-ah'ră),
A widespread genus of operculate snails (family Thiaridae, subclass Prosobranchiata) found in fresh and brackish waters, chiefly in tropic and subtropic Africa and Asia. Thiara tuberculata is one of the initial intermediate hosts of the human lung fluke, Paragonimus westermani, and of several fish-borne heterophyid flukes of humans and fish-eating mammals.
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Thiara, a psychiatry resident at the University of Toronto, presented the findings during a scientific session at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association.
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Laboratory and field studies confirmed that the snail Thiara tuberculata acts as the first intermediate host (21).
Nicole Thiara points out the similarities between the Indian National Congress (the dominant political party of the post-independence India) and the MCC noting they are both "nation-wide organisations and have a representative function with regard to the nation" (32).
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