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Definition of Taenia

Taenia
Taenia T[ae]"ni*a, n.; pl. T[ae]ni[ae]. [L., a ribbon, a tapeworm.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of intestinal worms which includes the common tapeworms of man. See Tapeworm. 2. (Anat.) A band; a structural line; -- applied to several bands and lines of nervous matter in the brain. 3. (Arch.) The fillet, or band, at the bottom of a Doric frieze, separating it from the architrave.
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Bladder Blad"der, n. [OE. bladder, bleddre, AS. bl?dre, bl?ddre; akin to Icel. bla?ra, SW. bl["a]ddra, Dan. bl[ae]re, D. blaar, OHG. bl[=a]tara the bladder in the body of animals, G. blatter blister, bustule; all fr. the same root as AS. bl[=a]wan, E. blow, to puff. See Blow to puff.] 1. (Anat.) A bag or sac in animals, which serves as the receptacle of some fluid; as, the urinary bladder; the gall bladder; -- applied especially to the urinary bladder, either within the animal, or when taken out and inflated with air. 2. Any vesicle or blister, especially if filled with air, or a thin, watery fluid. 3. (Bot.) A distended, membranaceous pericarp. 4. Anything inflated, empty, or unsound. ``To swim with bladders of philosophy.' --Rochester. Bladder nut, or Bladder tree (Bot.), a genus of plants (Staphylea) with bladderlike seed pods. Bladder pod (Bot.), a genus of low herbs (Vesicaria) with inflated seed pods. Bladdor senna (Bot.), a genus of shrubs (Colutea), with membranaceous, inflated pods. Bladder worm (Zo["o]l.), the larva of any species of tapeworm (T[ae]nia), found in the flesh or other parts of animals. See Measle, Cysticercus. Bladder wrack (Bot.), the common black rock weed of the seacoast (Fucus nodosus and F. vesiculosus) -- called also bladder tangle. See Wrack.
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2. (Veter. Med.) A disease of cattle and swine in which the flesh is filled with the embryos of different varieties of the tapeworm. 3. A disease of trees. [Obs.] 4. pl. (Zo["o]l.) The larv[ae] of any tapeworm (T[ae]nia) in the cysticerus stage, when contained in meat. Called also bladder worms.

Meaning of Taenia from wikipedia

- Taenia solium is the pork tapeworm, a tapeworm belonging to the cyclophyllid cestode family Taeniidae. It is found throughout the world and is most common...
- Taenia saginata (synonym Taeniarhynchus saginatus), commonly known as the beef tapeworm, is a zoonotic tapeworm belonging to the order Cyclophyllidea and...
- Taenia is a genus of tapeworms (a type of helminth) that includes some important parasites of livestock. Members of the genus are responsible for taeniasis...
- Taenia may refer to: Taenia coli, three separate longitudinal ribbons of smooth muscle of the large intestine Taenia thalami, a superior surface of the...
- sigmoid colon the positions of these bands are fixed. They are- One taenia, taenia libera, is placed anteriorly in the cae****, ascending, descending and...
- infection within the intestines by adult tapeworms belonging to the genus Taenia. There are generally no or only mild symptoms. Symptoms may occasionally...
- Taenia asiatica, commonly known as Asian taenia or Asian tapeworm, is a parasitic tapeworm of humans and pigs. It is one of the three species of Taenia...
- infectious parasitic disease cysticercosis that is caused by the infection with Taenia solium, a tapeworm found in pigs. Neurocysticercosis occurs when cysts formed...
- Taenia taeniaeformis is a parasitic tapeworm, with cats as the primary definitive hosts. Sometime dogs can also be the definitive host. The intermediate...
- Taenia serialis, also known as a canid tapeworm, is found within canines such as foxes and dogs. Adult T. serialis are parasites of carnivores, particularly...
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