taenia

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taenia

[′tē·nē·ə]
(anatomy)
A ribbon-shaped band of nerve fibers or muscle.

taenia, tenia

taenia
A narrow raised band or fillet, particularly the topmost member of the Doric architrave. Also see order.
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(1985) studied in guinea pig isolated ileum and human isolated taenia coli the relaxant activity of peppermint oil and its constituents.
Effect of changes in the external sodium and calcium concentrations on spontaneous electrical activity in smooth muscle of the guinea-pig taenia coli. J.
Membrane potentials recorded with high resistance micro-electrodes; and the effects of changes in ionic environment on the electrical and mechanical activity of the smooth muscle of the taenia coli of the guinea-pig.