Taeniidae


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Noun1.Taeniidae - a family of Cestoda
worm family - a family of worms
Cestoda, class Cestoda - tapeworms
genus Echinococcus - tapeworms
genus Taenia - type genus of the family Taeniidae: tapeworms
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CE is caused by Echinococcus granulosus, a cestode of the family Taeniidae whose hosts are herbivore and carnivore animals (1).
On the other hand, experimental evidence has shown that some species of Taeniidae are able to exercise an immunological effect impeding the reinfection of the intermediate host by the same parasite species (Lightowlers 2010).
Hydatid cyst disease is a zoonosis caused by the larval stage of the parasite Echinococcus granulosus, a member of the order Cestoda, the family Taeniidae.