genus Taenia


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Noun1.genus Taenia - type genus of the family Taeniidae: tapeworms
worm genus - a genus of worms
family Taeniidae, Taeniidae - a family of Cestoda
taenia - tapeworms parasitic in humans which uses the pig as its intermediate host
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Taenia infections are caused by cestodes in the genus Taenia, which are long, segmented, parasitic tapeworms that have an indirect life cycle.
Molecular phylogeny of the genus Taenia (Cestoda: Taeniidae): proposals for the resurrection of Hydatigera Lamarck, 1816 and the creation of a new genus Versteria.