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taenia

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

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taenia
A narrow raised band or fillet, particularly the topmost member of the Doric architrave. Also see order.
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9% is consistent with estimates from other regions where Taenia sp.
Prevalence of Taenia solium cysticercosis in swine from a community-based study in 21 villages of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.
Diagnosis of neurocysticercosis by detection of Taenia solium DNA using a global DNA screening platform.
Diagnosis of Taenia species can be made by examination of the number of outpocketing branches of the uterus in the gravid segments, because the eggs are identical.
Taenia solium disease in humans and pigs: an ancient parasitosis disease rooted in developing countries and emerging as a major health problem of global dimensions.
Humans develop cysticercosis by ingestion of Taenia solium eggs in fecally contaminated food or by autoinfection (from eggs carried from the intestine into the stomach by reverse peristalsis).
Fecal samples were examined by light microscopy for Taenia spp.
A search of PubMed was conducted by using the terms cysticercosis, neurocysticercosis, Taenia solium, taeniasis, and United States.
Taeniid tapeworm infections in the human intestine are caused by Taenia solium, T.
An outbreak of neurocysticercosis in an Orthodox Jewish community in New York City implicated domestic employees from Latin America who harbored Taenia infections as the probable source of infection (9).
Taenia eggs can survive for long periods in the environment (17), and human feces used as fertilizer or contaminated water employed for irrigation can contaminate crops prior to importation.