a poetic contraction of taken
noun, plural taeniae [tee-nee-ee] /ˈti niˌi/ (Show IPA) 1. Classical Antiquity. a headband or fillet. 2. Architecture. (on a Doric entablature) a fillet or band separating the frieze from the architrave. 3. Anatomy. a ribbonlike structure, as certain bands of white nerve fibers in the brain. 4. any tapeworm of the genus Taenia, parasitic in […]
noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. an agent or medicine for expelling tapeworms from the body. noun 1. a substance, esp a drug, that expels tapeworms from the body of their host taeniafuge tae·ni·a·fuge or te·ni·a·fuge (tē’nē-ə-fyōōj’) n. An agent that expels tapeworms from the body.
- Taenia saginata
Taenia saginata Taenia sag·i·na·ta (sāj’ə-nā’tə) n. A tapeworm that is parasitic in humans and is acquired by eating infected beef that is insufficiently cooked.
noun, Pathology. 1. infestation with tapeworms. noun 1. (pathol) infestation with tapeworms of the genus Taenia taeniasis tae·ni·a·sis or te·ni·a·sis (tē-nī’ə-sĭs) n. Infestation with tapeworms.