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

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ixodid noun

First Known Use of ixodid

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ixodid

ultimately from Greek ixōdēs sticky, from ixos birdlime

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ixtle

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The first known use of ixodid was circa 1909

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ixodid

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

Medical Definition of ixodid 

: of or relating to the family Ixodidae ixodid ticks

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ixodid noun

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