tick-borne

adjective
\ˈtik-ˌbȯrn \

Definition of tick-borne 

: capable of being transmitted by the bites of ticks tick-borne encephalitis

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1921, in the meaning defined above

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tick-borne

adjective
\ˈtik-ˌbō(ə)rn, -ˌbȯ(ə)rn \

Medical Definition of tick-borne 

: capable of being transmitted by the bites of ticks tick-borne encephalitis

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