bont tick

noun
\ ˈbänt- How to pronounce bont tick (audio) \

Medical Definition of bont tick

: a southern African tick of the genus Amblyomma (A. hebraeum) that attacks livestock, birds, and sometimes humans and transmits heartwater of sheep, goats, and cattle broadly : any African tick of the genus Amblyomma

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“Bont tick.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bont%20tick. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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