Haemaphysalis

[hē′mə-fīsə-lĭs, hĕm′ə-]

n.

A genus of small eyeless widely distributed ticks that are important vectors of certain disease-causing bacteria, protozoa, and viruses.

Nearby words

  1. hallucal,
  2. halluces,
  3. hallucinate,
  4. hallucination,
  5. hallucinatory,
  6. hallucinogenic,
  7. hallucinosis,
  8. hallux,
  9. hallux dolorosus,
  10. hallux flexus


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