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English definition of “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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