Definitions for taeniaˈti ni ə; -niˌi
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
tae•ni•aˈti ni ə; -niˌi(n.)(pl.)-ni•ae
a ribbonlike anatomical structure, as certain bands of white nerve fibers in the brain.
Origin of taenia:
1555–65; < NL, L < Gk tainía band, ribbon
taenia, tenia, fillet(noun)
a narrow headband or strip of ribbon worn as a headband
tapeworms parasitic in humans which uses the pig as its intermediate host
A ribbon worn in the hair in ancient Greece.
A band between the frieze and architrave in the Doric order.
Any ribbon-like band of tissue.
A tapeworm, and similar worms of the genus Taenia.
a genus of intestinal worms which includes the common tapeworms of man. See Tapeworm
a band; a structural line; -- applied to several bands and lines of nervous matter in the brain
the fillet, or band, at the bottom of a Doric frieze, separating it from the architrave
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A genus of large tapeworms.