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Hyalomma Hy·a·lom·ma (hī'ə-lŏm'ə)
n.
A genus of large ixodid ticks that parasitize domestic animals and a wide variety of wild animals and serve as vectors for a variety of pathogens in humans and animals.

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Epidemiology sporadic infection of people is usually caused by hyalomma tick bite.
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