tick typhus

n.

Any of various tick-borne rickettsial diseases identified by their immunological reactions and, in some cases, by their pathogenicity.

Nearby words

  1. tick fever,
  2. tick off,
  3. tick over,
  4. tick paralysis,
  5. tick trefoil,
  6. tick-bird,
  7. tick-borne,
  8. tick-borne encephalitis virus,
  9. tick-borne typhus,
  10. tick-tack-toe


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