taeniasis

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noun tae·ni·a·sis \tē-ˈnī-ə-səs\

Definition of taeniasis

plural

taeniases

play \tē-ˈnī-ə-ˌsēz\ also

teniases

  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by tapeworms

Variants of taeniasis

or less commonly

teniasis

Origin and Etymology of taeniasis

New Latin, from Latin taenia tapeworm


First Known Use: circa 1890


Medical Dictionary

taeniasis

noun tae·ni·a·sis

Medical Definition of taeniasis

plural

taeniases

  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by tapeworms

Variants of taeniasis

also

teniasis

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