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dog tick

noun

Definition of dog tick




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dog tick

noun

Medical Definition of dog tick

  1. :  any of several ticks infesting dogs and commonly other animals: asa:  american dog tickb:  an Australian tick of the genus Ixodes (I. holocyclus) that chiefly infests native marsupials and that may cause respiratory paralysis in dogs or humans by its bite




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