Medical Dictionary

Dermacentor

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noun Der·ma·cen·tor \ˈdər-mə-ˌsent-ər\

Medical Definition of Dermacentor

  1. :  a large widely distributed genus of ornate ticks of the family Ixodidae including a number that attack humans and other mammals and several that are vectors of important diseases (as Rocky Mountain spotted fever)


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