brown dog tick


Definition of brown dog tick 

: a widely distributed reddish-brown tick (Rhipicephalus. sanguineus) that occurs chiefly on dogs and transmits several diseases (such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and canine babesiosis and ehrlichiosis)

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1907, in the meaning defined above

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Medical Definition of brown dog tick 

: a widely distributed reddish brown tick of the genus Rhipicephalus (R. sanguineus) that occurs on dogs and other mammals and on some birds and that transmits canine babesiosis and possibly other diseases

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