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Definition of Taenia

Taenia n. means: The fillet, or band, at the bottom of a Doric frieze, separating it from the architrave.

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Taenia n. means: The fillet, or band, at the bottom of a Doric frieze, separating it from the architrave.

Meaning of Taenia

Taenia (n.) means: The fillet, or band, at the bottom of a Doric frieze, separating it from the architrave.

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Tenia (n.): See Taenia.

Taeniae (pl. ): of Taenia

Taenioid (a.): Like or pertaining to Taenia.

Taenia (n.): The fillet, or band, at the bottom of a Doric frieze, separating it from the architrave.

Taenia (n.): A genus of intestinal worms which includes the common tapeworms of man. See Tapeworm.

Taenia (n.): A band; a structural line; -- applied to several bands and lines of nervous matter in the brain.

Measles (n.): The larvae of any tapeworm (Taenia) in the cysticerus stage, when contained in meat. Called also bladder worms.

Coenurus (n.): The larval stage of a tapeworm (Taenia coenurus) which forms bladderlike sacs in the brain of sheep, causing the fatal disease known as water brain, vertigo, staggers or gid.

Echinococcus (n.): A parasite of man and of many domestic and wild animals, forming compound cysts or tumors (called hydatid cysts) in various organs, but especially in the liver and lungs, which often cause death. It is the larval stage of the Taenia echinococcus, a small tapeworm peculiar to the dog.

Tapeworm (n.): Any one of numerous species of cestode worms belonging to Taenia and many allied genera. The body is long, flat, and composed of numerous segments or proglottids varying in shape, those toward the end of the body being much larger and longer than the anterior ones, and containing the fully developed sexual organs. The head is small, destitute of a mouth, but furnished with two or more suckers (which vary greatly in shape in different genera), and sometimes, also, with hooks for adhesion to the walls of the intestines of the animals in which they are parasitic. The larvae (see Cysticercus) live in the flesh of various creatures, and when swallowed by another animal of the right species develop into the mature tapeworm in its intestine. See Illustration in Appendix.

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Meaning of Tenia

Tenia means: See Taenia.

Meaning of Taeniae

Taeniae means: of Taenia

Meaning of Taenioid

Taenioid means: Like or pertaining to Taenia.

Meaning of Taenia

Taenia means: The fillet, or band, at the bottom of a Doric frieze, separating it from the architrave.

Meaning of Taenia

Taenia means: A genus of intestinal worms which includes the common tapeworms of man. See Tapeworm.

Meaning of Taenia

Taenia means: A band; a structural line; -- applied to several bands and lines of nervous matter in the brain.

Meaning of Measles

Measles means: The larvae of any tapeworm (Taenia) in the cysticerus stage, when contained in meat. Called also bladder worms.

Meaning of Coenurus

Coenurus means: The larval stage of a tapeworm (Taenia coenurus) which forms bladderlike sacs in the brain of sheep, causing the fatal disease known as water brain, vertigo, staggers or gid.

Meaning of Echinococcus

Echinococcus means: A parasite of man and of many domestic and wild animals, forming compound cysts or tumors (called hydatid cysts) in various organs, but especially in the liver and lungs, which often cause death. It is the larval stage of the Taenia echinococcus, a small tapeworm peculiar to the dog.

Meaning of Tapeworm

Tapeworm means: Any one of numerous species of cestode worms belonging to Taenia and many allied genera. The body is long, flat, and composed of numerous segments or proglottids varying in shape, those toward the end of the body being much larger and longer than the anterior ones, and containing the fully developed sexual organs. The head is small, destitute of a mouth, but furnished with two or more suckers (which vary greatly in shape in different genera), and sometimes, also, with hooks for adhesion to the walls of the intestines of the animals in which they are parasitic. The larvae (see Cysticercus) live in the flesh of various creatures, and when swallowed by another animal of the right species develop into the mature tapeworm in its intestine. See Illustration in Appendix.

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