Meaning of “taenia” in the English Dictionary

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"taenia" in British English

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taenianoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtiː.ni.ə/ us /ˈtiː.ni.ə/ plural taeniae /ˈtiː.ni.aɪ/ 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) Taenia

(Definition of “taenia” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)