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taenia

noun [C]     /ˈtiː.ni.ə/ US  // (plural taeniae) specialized
a tapeworm (= a small creature with a long , thin , soft body and no legs that can live in the human intestine ) of the genus (= type ) TaeniaBacteria, moulds, germs and viruses
(Definition of taenia noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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