Babesia microti

[mī-krōtī]

n.

A species of Babesia that causes babesiosis in humans, usually transmitted by the northern deer tick.

Nearby words

  1. backscratcher,
  2. backseat,
  3. backseat driver,
  4. backset,
  5. backsheesh,
  6. backside,
  7. backside-front,
  8. backside-to,
  9. backsight,
  10. backslap


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