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tick fever

noun
1.
any fever transmitted by ticks, as Rocky Mountain spotted fever, which attacks humans, or Texas fever, which is confined to some animals, as cattle.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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British Dictionary definitions for tick fever

tick fever

noun
1.
any acute infectious febrile disease caused by the bite of an infected tick
2.
another name for Rocky Mountain spotted fever
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tick fever in Medicine

tick fever n.
Any of various febrile diseases transmitted by ticks, such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Texas fever.

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