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tick-borne

[tik-bawrn, -bohrn]
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adjective
  1. carried or transmitted by ticks: tick-borne disease.
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Origin of tick-borne

First recorded in 1935–40
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • On the other hand, the accumulated evidence has fully substantiated the hypothesis that it is tick-borne.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology

    William Albert Riley


tick-borne in Medicine

tick-borne

adj.
  1. Carried or transmitted by ticks, as certain diseases.
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