tache noir



A necrotic area covered with a black crust that characteristically appears at the site of the bite in certain tick-borne diseases.

Nearby words

  1. tar baby,
  2. tar ball,
  3. tar boy,
  4. tar heel,
  5. tar heel state,
  6. tar river,
  7. tar sand,
  8. tar syndrome,
  9. tara,
  10. tara vine

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