an agent or medicine for expelling tapeworms from the body.
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’)
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.
- Taenia solium
Taenia solium Taenia so·li·um (sō’lē-əm) n. A tapeworm that is parasitic in humans and is acquired by eating infected pork that is insufficiently cooked.
taenioid tae·ni·oid (tē’nē-oid’) adj. Of or relating to cestodes of the genus Taenia.