Overview

taeniasis


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(tee-ny-ă-sis)

an infestation with tapeworms of the genus Taenia, resulting from ingestion of raw or undercooked meat containing the larval stage of the parasite. Symptoms include increased appetite, hunger pains, weakness, and weight loss. See also cysticercosis.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.