tick-borne

adjective
\ ˈtik-ˌbȯrn How to pronounce tick-borne (audio) \

Definition of tick-borne

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

First Known Use of tick-borne

1921, in the meaning defined above

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tick-borne

adjective
\ ˈtik-ˌbō(ə)rn, -ˌbȯ(ə)rn How to pronounce tick-borne (audio) \

Medical Definition of tick-borne

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

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