Medical Dictionary

Ixodidae

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noun plural Ix·od·i·dae \ik-ˈsäd-ə-ˌdē\

Medical Definition of Ixodidae

  1. :  a family of ticks (as the deer tick, American dog tick, and lone star tick) that have a hard outer shell and feed on two or three hosts during the life cycle


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