Medical Dictionary

dog tick

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

dog tick

noun

Definition of DOG TICK

:  any of several ticks infesting dogs and commonly other animals: as a :  american dog tick b :  an Australian tick of the genus Ixodes (I. holocyclus) that chiefly infests native marsupials and that may cause respiratory paralysis in dogs or humans by its bite
March 03, 2015
thanatology Hear it
The study of death and grieving
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears