wood tick

noun

Definition of wood tick

  1. :  any of several ixodid ticks: such asa :  a widely distributed tick (Dermacentor andersonii) of western North America that is a vector of Rocky Mountain spotted feverb :  american dog tick

1668

First Known Use of wood tick

1668


Medical Dictionary

wood tick

noun

Medical Definition of wood tick

  1. :  any of several ixodid ticks: asa:  rocky mountain wood tickb:  american dog tick


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