Definition of taenioid in US English:

taenioid

(US tenioid)

adjective

  • See taenia

    • ‘The tumor cell was found to be restiform and tenioid and it showed characteristics of carcinoid.’
    • ‘The shape of the hooks was typical of taenioid cestodes, most resembling hooks.’
    • ‘The rostellum is normally present, rarely absent, and is armed with two alternating rows of hooks of characteristic taenioid shape.’

Pronunciation

taenioid

/-nēˌoid/