carried or transmitted by ticks: tick-borne disease.
Origin of tick-borne
First recorded in 1935–40
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On the other hand, the accumulated evidence has fully substantiated the hypothesis that it is tick-borne.Handbook of Medical Entomology
William Albert Riley
Carried or transmitted by ticks, as certain diseases.
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