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bont tick

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noun \ˈbänt-\

Medical Definition of bont tick

  1. :  a southern African tick of the genus Amblyomma (A. hebraeum) that attacks livestock, birds, and sometimes humans and transmits heartwater of sheep, goats, and cattle; broadly :  any African tick of the genus Amblyomma




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