tenia

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taenia or (US) tenia (ˈtiːnɪə)
 
n , pl -niae
1.  (in ancient Greece) a narrow fillet or headband for the hair
2.  architect the fillet between the architrave and frieze of a Doric entablature
3.  anatomy any bandlike structure or part
4.  any tapeworm of the genus Taenia, such as T. soleum, a parasite of man that uses the pig as its intermediate host
 
[C16: via Latin from Greek tainia narrow strip; related to Greek teinein to stretch]
 
tenia or (US) tenia (ˈtiːnɪə, -nɪˌiː)
 
n
 
[C16: via Latin from Greek tainia narrow strip; related to Greek teinein to stretch]

tenia (ˈtiːnɪə)
 
n , pl -niae
the US spelling of taenia

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tenia te·ni·a (tē'nē-ə)
n.
Variant of taenia.

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