Texas fever tick

noun

Medical Definition of Texas fever tick

: a cattle tick of the genus Boophilus (B. annulatus)

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“Texas fever tick.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Texas%20fever%20tick. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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