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Argasidae

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noun plural Ar·gas·i·dae \är-ˈgas-ə-ˌdē\

Medical Definition of Argasidae

  1. :  a family of ticks of the superfamily Ixodoidea that comprises the soft ticks and includes a number of medically and economically important ticks all of which lack a scutum and exhibit no marked sexual dimorphism—see argas, ornithodoros

argasid \-əd\play adjective



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