What does taenia mean?

taenia in AZ Dictionary

(n) A narrow musical organization or ribbon for tresses that was worn in old Greece.
(n) Architecture A band in Doric order that separates the frieze from architrave.
(n) structure A ribbonlike musical organization of muscle or muscle mass.

taenia in Medical Dictionary

In medication, taenia is a genus (group) of huge tapeworms a number of which are parasitic in humans. In physiology, taenia refers to a band or a structural range and applies to several rings and outlines of stressed matter in the brain. In Latin, taenia suggests a ribbon or tape. Taenia normally spelled tenia. by Sherman MatlockReport definition

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  • Synonym for "taenia"
    • band
  • Hypernym for "taenia"
    • headband, cestode, tapeworm
  • Cross Reference for "taenia"
    • tænia thalami, tænia pontis, tænia ventriculi quarti, tænia tarini, tæniæcoli
  • Variant for "taenia"
    • taeniae, tapeworm
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