Taenia definitions

tē'nē-ə
A narrow band or ribbon for the hair that was worn in ancient Greece.
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A band in the Doric order that separates the frieze from the architrave.
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An ancient Greek headband or fillet.
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A ribbonlike band of tissue or muscle.
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A ribbonlike part or structure, as of muscle or nerve tissue.
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Any of various tapeworms of the genus Taenia, some of which infect humans.
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A band between the frieze and the architrave of a Doric entablature.
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A tapeworm (esp. genus Taenia)
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A ribbonlike band of tissue or muscle.
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Any of various tapeworms of the genus Taenia, some of which infect humans.
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(historical) A ribbon worn in the hair in ancient Greece.
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(architecture, Doric architecture) A band between the frieze and architrave in the Doric order.
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(anatomy) Any of several ribbon-like bands of tissue.
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(biology) Any species of the genus Taenia of tapeworms.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Taeniidae "” certain tapeworms.
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Origin of taenia

From Latin taenia, from Ancient Greek ταινία (tainia, “ribbon, tape").