Definition of


  1. (noun, animal) tapeworms parasitic in humans which uses the pig as its intermediate host
  2. (noun, artifact) a narrow headband or strip of ribbon worn as a headband

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Synonyms of Taenia

fillet, tenia

Alternate forms of Taenia

Hypernyms: cestode, headband, tapeworm

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