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tick–borne

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adjective \ˈtik-ˌbȯrn\

Definition of tick–borne

  1. :  capable of being transmitted by the bites of ticks <tick–borne encephalitis>



1921

First Known Use of tick–borne

1921


Medical Dictionary

tick–borne

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adjective \ˈtik-ˌbō(ə)rn, -ˌbȯ(ə)rn\

Medical Definition of tick–borne

  1. :  capable of being transmitted by the bites of ticks <tick–borne encephalitis>




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