taenia: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (tē'nē-u), [key]
— pl. -ni•ae
- a headband or fillet.
- (on a Doric entablature) a fillet or band separating the frieze from the architrave.
- a ribbonlike structure, as certain bands of white nerve fibers in the brain.
- any tapeworm of the genus Taenia, parasitic in humans and other mammals.
- taenia (Thesaurus)