Medical Definition of Haemaphysalis

1. A genus of small, eyeless, inornate ticks. As larvae and nymphs, they are found chiefly on small mammals and birds; as adults, they are found on larger mammals and some birds. They are important as vectors of protozoa and viruses, (e.g., Kyasanur Forest disease virus). Origin: G. Haima, blood, + physaleos, full of wind (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haemaphysalis

Hadramautis
Hadrian
Hadrian's Wall
Hadrosauridae
Hadrurus
Hadza
Haeckel
Haeckel's gastrea theory
Haeckel's law
Haeckelian
Haeke
Haemadipsa ceylonica
Haemamoeba
Haemanthus
Haemanthus coccineus
Haemaphysalis (current term)
Haemaphysalis chordeilis
Haemaphysalis cinnabarina
Haemaphysalis cinnabarina punctata
Haemaphysalis concinna
Haemaphysalis leachi
Haemaphysalis leporis-palustris
Haemaphysalis spinigera
Haematobia
Haematobia irritans
Haematopinus
Haematopodidae
Haematopus
Haematoxylum
Haematoxylum campechianum

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