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mite or tick acarine
common tick that can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia American dog tick , Dermacentor variabilis , wood tick
tick off annoy , irk , miff , rile
virus transmitted by arthropod, like tick or mosquito arbovirus
tick lacking a dorsal shield and having mouth parts on the under side of the head argasid , soft tick
parasitic on mice of genus Peromyscus and bites humans; principal vector for Lyme disease in eastern United States (especially New England); northern form was for a time known as Ixodes dammini (deer tick) black-legged tick , Ixodes scapularis
any of several breeds of Indian cattle; especially a large American heat and tick resistant greyish humped breed evolved in the Gulf States by interbreeding Indian cattle and now used chiefly for crossbreeding Bos indicus , Brahma , Brahman , Brahmin
disease (common in India and around the Mediterranean area) caused by a rickettsia that is transmitted to humans by a reddish brown tick (ixodid) that lives on dogs and other mammals boutonneuse fever , Indian tick fever , Kenya fever , Marseilles fever
infection common in Arab states caused by a bunyavirus; transmitted by a tick that thrives on sheep Crimea-Congo hemorrhagic fever
northeastern tick now recognized as same species as Ixodes scapularis deer tick , Ixodes dammini
beggarweed; tick trefoil Desmodium , genus Desmodium
host to Lyme disease tick (Ixodes pacificus) in northern California dusky-footed woodrat , Neotoma fuscipes
tick that usually does not bite humans; transmits Lyme disease spirochete to dusky-footed wood rats Ixodes neotomae
tick-borne disease Lyme
acute inflammatory disease characterized by a rash with joint swelling and fever; caused by bacteria carried by the bite of a deer tick Lyme arthritis , Lyme disease
chronic, tick-borne disease that causes neurological damage Lyme disease
minute parasite of red blood cells of mammals transmitted by a tick and causing diseases of domestic animals piroplasm
infectious disease of cattle transmitted by the cattle tick Texas fever
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