moniezia

noun
mo·nie·zia | \ ˌmän-ē-ˈez-ē-ə \

Medical Definition of moniezia 

1 capitalized : a genus of cyclophyllidean tapeworms (family Anoplocephalidae) parasitizing the intestine of various ruminants and having a cysticercoid larva in oribatid mites

2 : any tapeworm of the genus Moniezia

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