ticks

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very small free-living arachnid that is parasitic on animals or plants; related to ticks acarid
mites and ticks Acarina , order Acarina
disease of cattle that is transmitted by cattle ticks; similar to Texas fever anaplasmosis
large class of arthropods including spiders and ticks and scorpions and daddy longlegs; have four pairs of walking legs and no wings Arachnida , class Arachnida
soft ticks Argasidae , family Argasidae
cause of Lyme disease; transmitted primarily by ticks of genus Ixodes Borrelia burgdorferi , Lime disease spirochete
common small rabbit of North America having greyish or brownish fur and a tail with a white underside; a host for Ixodes pacificus and Ixodes scapularis (Lyme disease ticks) cottontail , cottontail rabbit , wood rabbit
highly infectious disease of rodents (especially rabbits and squirrels) and sometimes transmitted to humans by ticks or flies or by handling infected animals deer fly fever , rabbit fever , tularaemia , tularemia , yatobyo
hard ticks family Ixodidae , Ixodidae
ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head hard tick , ixodid
caused by rickettsial bacteria and transmitted by wood ticks mountain fever , Rocky Mountain spotted fever , tick fever
marked by recurring high fever and transmitted by the bite of infected lice or ticks; characterized by episodes of high fever and chills and headache and muscle pain and nausea that recur every week or ten days for several months recurrent fever , relapsing fever
any of a group of very small rod-shaped bacteria that live in biting arthropods (as ticks and mites) and cause disease in vertebrate hosts; they cause typhus and other febrile diseases in human beings rickettsia
infectious disease caused by ticks or mites or body lice infected with rickettsial bacteria rickettsial disease , rickettsiosis
any of various small short-tailed rodents of the northern hemisphere having soft fur grey above and white below with furred tails and large ears; some are hosts for Ixodes pacificus and Ixodes scapularis (Lyme disease ticks) wood-rat , wood rat
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