Medical Definition of Ornithodoros

1. A genus of soft ticks (family Argasidae) several species of which are vectors of pathogens of various relapsing fevers. They are characterised by a capitulum hidden below the hood and by disks and mamillae of the integument that are continuous from dorsal to ventral surfaces in a variety of patterns. Origin: G. Ornis (ornith-), bird, + doros, a leather bag (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ornithodoros

Orly
Orly Group
Ormandy
Ormazd
Ormond's disease
Ormosia
Ormosia coarctata
Ormsby filter
Ormuzd
Orn
Orneæ
Ornish prevention diets
Ornish reversal diet
Ornithischia
Ornithodoros
Ornithodoros coriaceus
Ornithodoros erraticus
Ornithodoros hermsi
Ornithodoros lahorensis
Ornithodoros moubata complex
Ornithodoros pappilipes
Ornithodoros parkeri
Ornithodoros rudis
Ornithodoros savigni
Ornithodoros talaje
Ornithodoros tholozani
Ornithodoros turicata
Ornithodoros venezuelensis
Ornithodoros verrucosus

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