ixodid


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ixodid

(ɪkˈsɒdɪd)
n
(Animals) any of various ticks of the family Ixodidae
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Noun1.ixodid - ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head
tick - any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals
deer tick, Ixodes dammini - a northeastern tick now recognized as same species as Ixodes scapularis
Ixodes neotomae - a tick that usually does not bite humans; transmits Lyme disease spirochete to dusky-footed wood rats
Ixodes pacificus, western black-legged tick - a tick that feeds on dusky-footed wood rat and bites humans; principal vector for Lyme disease in western United States especially northern California
black-legged tick, Ixodes scapularis - parasitic on mice of genus Peromyscus and bites humans; principal vector for Lyme disease in eastern United States (especially New England); northern form was for a time known as Ixodes dammini (deer tick)
Ixodes ricinus, sheep tick, sheep-tick - parasitic on sheep and cattle as well as humans; can transmit looping ill in sheep (acute viral disease of the nervous system); a vector for Lyme disease spirochete
Ixodes persulcatus - bites humans; a vector for Lyme disease spirochete
Ixodes dentatus - usually does not bite humans; transmits Lyme disease spirochete to cottontail rabbits and wood rats
Ixodes spinipalpis - usually does not bite humans; transmits Lyme disease spirochete to cottontail rabbits and wood rats
American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis, wood tick - common tick that can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia
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Prevalence of tick-borne encephalitis virus in ixodid ticks collected from the Republic of Korea during 2011-2012.
This method collects representative samples of Ixodid ticks present, and generally mirrors the actual exposure that a person might experience in a given area.
Direct injuries to animals can be very serious, especially in tropical climates, and are mainly observed in infestations with ixodid ticks.
It was given the common name, Damrain's northeast deer ixodid, a name that was soon shortened to "deer tick.
Ixodid kenelerin gelisim evreleri yumurta; 6-bacakli larva; 8-bacakli nimfal instar ve 8-bacakli erkek ve disi eriskinlik evrelerini kapsar.
THE EXPANDABLE ALLOSCTUM OF THE FEMALE IXODID TICK DERMACENTOR VARIABILI: CHARACTER-IZATION OF ITS SOLUBLE PROTEINS.
The duration of feeding for several species of adult female ixodid (hard body) ticks ranges from 6 to 13 days and blood removal can equal 3.
Furthermore Haller's organ is present in ixodid larvae but the tarsal pore organ is not present in the larva of ricinuleids.
Human Monocytic Ehrlichiosis (HME) is a vector-borne disease transmitted through the bite of Ixodid ticks carrying the obligate intraleucocytic bacterium Ehrlichia chaffeensis.
Ixodid ticks are much smaller than the common dog and cattle ticks.
No detection of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus from ixodid ticks collected in Seoul.