Haemaphysalis

noun

Hae·​ma·​phy·​sa·​lis -ˈfī-sə-ləs How to pronounce Haemaphysalis (audio)
: a cosmopolitan genus of small eyeless ixodid ticks including some that are disease carriers see kyasanur forest disease

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“Haemaphysalis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Haemaphysalis. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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