tick-wor·​ry ˈtik-ˌwər-ē How to pronounce tick-worry (audio)
: a generalized state of unease and irritability of cattle severely infested with ticks often leading to serious loss of energy and weight

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“Tick-worry.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tick-worry. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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