haemaphysalis

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Haemaphysalis Hae·ma·phy·sa·lis (hē'mə-fī'sə-lĭs, hěm'ə-)
n.
A genus of small eyeless widely distributed ticks that are important vectors of certain disease-causing bacteria, protozoa, and viruses.

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