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black–legged tick

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noun \ˈblak-ˈlegd-, -ˈlāgd-; -ˈleg-əd-, -ˈlā-gəd-\

Medical Definition of black–legged tick

  1. :  either of two ixodid ticks:a:  deer tickb:  a tick (Ixodes pacificus) of the western United States and British Columbia that is the vector of several diseases (as Lyme disease)




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