dog tick


dog tick


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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