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ixodid

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adjective ix·o·did \ˈik-sə-ˌdid, ik-ˈsō-dəd\

Definition of ixodid

  1. :  of or relating to a family (Ixodidae) of ticks (as the deer tick and American dog tick) having a hard outer shell and feeding on usually three hosts during the life cycle

ixodid

noun


Origin and Etymology of ixodid

ultimately from Greek ixōdēs sticky, from ixos birdlime


First Known Use: circa 1909


Medical Dictionary

ixodid

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adjective ixo·did \ik-ˈsäd-id, -ˈsōd-\

Medical Definition of ixodid

  1. :  of or relating to the family Ixodidae <ixodid ticks>

ixodid

noun



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