Boophilus

noun

Bo·​oph·​i·​lus bō-ˈäf-ə-ləs How to pronounce Boophilus (audio)
: a genus of ticks some of which are pests especially of cattle and are vectors of disease see cattle tick

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“Boophilus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Boophilus. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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