wood tick

noun

Definition of wood tick

: any of several ixodid ticks: such as
a : a widely distributed tick (Dermacentor andersonii) of western North America that is a vector of Rocky Mountain spotted fever

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1668

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wood tick

noun

medical Definition of wood tick

: any of several ixodid ticks: as

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