ixodid

adjective ix·o·did \ ˈik-sə-ˌdid , ik-ˈsō-dəd \

Definition of ixodid

: of or relating to a family (Ixodidae) of ticks (such as the deer tick and American dog tick) having a hard outer shell and feeding on usually three hosts during the life cycle

ixodid

noun

Origin and Etymology of ixodid

ultimately from Greek ixōdēs sticky, from ixos birdlime


Medical Dictionary

ixodid

adjective ixo·did \ ik-ˈsäd-id , -ˈsōd- \

medical Definition of ixodid

: of or relating to the family Ixodidae
  • ixodid ticks

ixodid

noun

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