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n.1.(Zool.) Any fresh-water air-breathing mollusk belonging to Planorbis and other allied genera, having shells of a discoidal form.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The energetic physiology or scope for growth (SFG), has been studied in gastropods such as Ancylus fluviatilis (Calow, 1975), Bullia digitalis (Stenton-Dozey & Brown, 1988), Buccinum undatum (Kideys, 1998), Chorus giganteus (Navarro et al., 2002, 2006), Concholepas concholepas (Navarro & Torrijos, 1995), Haliotis tuberculata (Peck et al., 1987), Haliotis midae (Barkai & Griffiths, 1987, 1988), Haliotis fulgens (Farias et al., 2003), Nassarius conoidalis (Liu et al., 2011; Zhang et al., 2015), Nassarius siquijorensis (Liu et al., 2011), Patella vulgata (Davies et al., 1990), Planorbis contortus (Calow, 1975), Polinices duplicatus (Huebner & Edwards, 1981) and Thais lapillus (Stickle & Bayne, 1982).
Autoradiography disclosed GABA uptake and accumulation in the central ganglia of Aplysia (Zeman et al., 1975) and in the pond snails Planorbis corneus (Turner and Cottrell, 1978) and H.
planorbis (Linnaeus, 1758); Viviparus contectus (Millet, 1813); Valvata (V.) piscinalis (Muller, 1774), and 1 terrestrial species--Succinea (S.) pfeifferi (Rossmassler, 1834).
The cercaria of Parastrigea robusta Szidat, 1928 described by Odening (1965, 1966) parasitizing Planorbis planorbis (Linnaeus, 1758) and Anisus vortex (Linnaeus, 1758) in Germany, is similar to Furcocercaria XX in the arrangement of penetration gland-cells, but differs in having fewer penetration gland-cells (seven pairs P robusta vs.
Carbohydrate metabolism of Planorbis corneas (Mollusca, Planorbidae) during starvation.
The negative (uninfected) Biomphalaria snails and other collected species (Physa and Planorbis) were contributed in the physiological studies.
testacea Loew, 1862, larvae of which are polyphagous predators of the freshwater molluscs Physa, Biomphalaria, Lymnaea and Planorbis (Barraclough 1983); lifecycle and biology of S.
Pharm, "Chemical profiles and monitoring dynamics at an individual nerve cell in Planorbis corneus with electrochemical detection," Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, vol.
A total of ten species were recorded, these included Bellamya bengalensis, Bellamya naticoides, Thiara tuberculata, Lymnaea acuminata chlamys, Lymnaea acuminata rufescens, Lymnaea acuminata patula, Physa acuta, Gabia arcula, Planorbis exustus and Gyraulus euphraticus.
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Es a partir de 1917, que se descubre el hospedador intermediario de Shistosoma sp., un caracol, Planorbis guadeloupensis (Alarcon, 1999) y en 1922, a pesar que se desconoce la distribucion de este vector se esbozan las primeras medidas de control de esquistosomiosis, pero es desde 1943 que realmente comienza el programa con una estructura formal en el anterior Ministerio de Sanidad y Asistencia Social, hoy Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Salud (MPPS, 2009).