Medical Dictionary

western black-legged tick


western black–legged tick

noun wes·tern black–legged tick \ˈwes-tərn-ˈblak-ˌlegd-\

Definition of WESTERN BLACK-LEGGED TICK

:  a tick of the genus Ixodes (I. pacificus) that is a vector of Lyme disease and is found especially in some parts of the Pacific coastal states of the United States
March 02, 2015
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