Definition of davainea
1 capitalized : a genus of very small taenioid tapeworms infesting the intestine of gallinaceous birds and occasionally of man
2 plural -s : any tapeworm of the genus Davainea
davaineid\-ēə̇d\ adjective or noun
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Origin and Etymology of davainea
New Latin, after Casimir J. Davaine †1882 French physician
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