hard tick

hard-bodied tick, ixodid tick ixodid (def. 2).

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  • tick — n. a bloodsucking parasite belonging to the order of arthropods (the Acarina) that also includes the mites. Tick bites can cause serious skin lesions and occasionally paralysis (see Ixodes, Amblyomma), and certain tick species transmit typhus,… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Tick fever — Also known as Rocky Mountain spotted fever, an acute febrile (feverish) disease initially recognized in the Rocky Mountain states, caused by Rickettsia rickettsii transmitted by hard shelled (ixodid) ticks. Occurs only in the Western Hemisphere.… …   Medical dictionary

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