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tick-borne

[ tik-bawrn, -bohrn ]
/ ˈtɪkˌbɔrn, -ˌboʊrn /
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adjective

carried or transmitted by ticks: tick-borne disease.

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Origin of tick-borne

First recorded in 1935–40
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Medical definitions for tick-borne

tick-borne

adj.

Carried or transmitted by ticks, as certain diseases.
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