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dog tick

noun

Definition of DOG TICK

First Known Use of DOG TICK

circa 1552

dog tick

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DOG TICK

:  any of several ticks infesting dogs and commonly other animals: as a :  american dog tick b :  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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