wood tick


wood tick

noun

Definition of WOOD TICK

:  any of several ixodid ticks: as
a :  a widely distributed tick (Dermacentor andersonii) of western North America that is a vector of Rocky Mountain spotted fever
b :  american dog tick

First Known Use of WOOD TICK

1668

wood tick

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WOOD TICK

: any of several ixodid ticks: as a : rocky mountain wood tick b : american dog tick

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