Argasidae

noun plural
Ar·​gas·​i·​dae | \ är-ˈgas-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Argasidae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Argasidae

: a family of ticks of the superfamily Ixodoidea that comprises the soft ticks and includes a number of medically and economically important ticks all of which lack a scutum and exhibit no marked sexual dimorphism — see argas, ornithodoros

Other Words from Argasidae

argasid \ -​əd How to pronounce argasid (audio) \ adjective

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“Argasidae.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Argasidae. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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