Medical Dictionary

deer tick

noun \ˈdi(ə)r-\

Medical Definition of DEER TICK

:  a tick of the genus Ixodes (I. scapularis synonym I. dammini) that transmits the bacterium causing Lyme disease

Illustration of DEER TICK

April 18, 2015
wimple Hear it
to veil, ripple, or meander
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