Definition of Wood tick

1. Noun. Common tick that can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia.

Exact synonyms: American Dog Tick, Dermacentor Variabilis
Generic synonyms: Hard Tick, Ixodid
Group relationships: Dermacentor, Genus Dermacentor

Medical Definition of Wood tick

1. Any one of several species of ticks of the genus Ixodes whose young cling to bushes, but quickly fasten themselves upon the bodies of any animal with which they come in contact. When they attach themselves to the human body they often produce troublesome sores. The common species of the Northern United States is Ixodes unipunctata. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wood Tick

wood screw
wood shavings
wood shop
wood sorrel
wood sorrels
wood spirit
wood spirits
wood spurge
wood stork
wood strawberries
wood strawberry
wood sugar
wood swallow
wood tar
wood thrush
wood tick (current term)
wood turtle
wood vinegar
wood violet
wood vise
wood warbler
wood wasp
wood wasps
wood white
wood whites
wood widgeon
wood wool

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