dog tick

noun
|Updated on: 30 Jul 2018

Definition of dog tick

: any of several ticks commonly infesting dogs: such as

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1909

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dog tick

noun

medical Definition of dog tick

: any of several ticks infesting dogs and commonly other animals: as
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

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