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cattle tick

noun

Definition of CATTLE TICK

:  either of two ixodid ticks (Boophilus annulatus and B. microplus) that infest cattle and transmit the protozoan which causes Texas fever
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First Known Use of CATTLE TICK

1869
Medical Dictionary

cattle tick

noun

Medical Definition of CATTLE TICK

:  either of two ixodid ticks of the genus Boophilus (B. annulatus and B. microplus) that infest cattle and transmit the protozoan which causes Texas fever

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