Definitions of tænia

  1. t[= e]' ni-a, n. a ribbon or fillet: the fillet above the architrave of the Doric order: a tapeworm.-- n. TÆ'NICIDE, a drug that destroys tapeworms.-- adj. TÆ'NIFORM, ribbon-like.-- n. TÆ'NIFUGE, anything used to expel tapeworms.-- adj. TÆ'NIOID, ribbon-like. [ L.,-- Gr. tainia, a band.]
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