also tenia noun (plural taeniae or -nias) Etymology: Latin, ribbon, fillet, from Greek tainia; akin to Greek teinein to stretch — more at thin Date: 1563 1. a band on a Doric order separating the frieze from the architrave 2. tapeworm 3. an ancient Greek fillet

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  • TAENIA — fascia seu vinculum est. Caecilius apud Festum. Dum taeniam, qui vulnus vinciret, petit. Et quidem τὸ τῶ μαςῶν γυναικείων ζῶσμα, uberum muliebrium cinctus, Pollux, l. 7. c. 13. sed τὸ ὰφετον τῆς κόμης συνδέουσα, vitta quâ crines ligabantur,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • taenia — f. anat. Tejido blando semejante a una cinta. ⊆ parasit. Tenia. Medical Dictionary. 2011. taenia …   Diccionario médico

  • Taenia — (Latin for flat band ) can refer to: * Taenia (tapeworm) * Taenia (architecture) * Taenia thalami * Taenia of fourth ventricle …   Wikipedia

  • Taenia —   [griechisch lateinisch »Band«, »Binde«, auch »Bandwurm«] die, /...ni |en,    1) antike Kunst: in der griechischen Architektur Leiste am Architrav der dorischen Ordnung; in der griechischen Plastik wird v. a. die Kopfbinde siegreicher Athleten… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • taenia — [tē′nē ə] n. pl. taeniae [tē′nēē΄] [L < Gr tainia, ribbon, tape, akin to teinein, to stretch: see THIN] 1. an ancient Greek headband or fillet 2. Anat. a ribbonlike part or structure, as of muscle or nerve tissue 3. Archit. a band between the… …   English World dictionary

  • 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}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) A band; a structural line; applied to several bands and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Taenĭa — Taenĭa, Gattung der Bandwürmer (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Taenia — Taenĭa, s. Bandwürmer …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Taenia — Taenia, lat., Band, Binde; Bandwurm …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • taenia — et ses composés (té ni a) Voy. ténia, etc …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Taenia —   Tenia Escólex de Taenia solium …   Wikipedia Español

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