Amblyomma

noun

Am·​bly·​om·​ma ˌam-blē-ˈäm-ə How to pronounce Amblyomma (audio)
: a genus of ixodid ticks including the lone star tick (A. americanum) of the southern United States and the African bont tick (A. hebraeum)

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“Amblyomma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Amblyomma. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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