Definition of Argas
1. n. A genus of venomous ticks which attack men and animals. The famous Persian Argas, also called Miana bug, is A. Persicus; that of Central America, called talaje by the natives, is A. Talaje.
Medical Definition of Argas
1. A genus of soft ticks of the family Argasidae, some species of which usually infest birds but may attack man. (05 Mar 2000)
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