tick fever

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tick fever

n.
Any of various febrile diseases transmitted by ticks, such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Texas fever.

tick fever

n
1. (Pathology) any acute infectious febrile disease caused by the bite of an infected tick
2. (Pathology) another name for Rocky Mountain spotted fever

tick′ fe`ver


n.
any infectious disease transmitted by ticks.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tick fever - caused by rickettsial bacteria and transmitted by wood tickstick fever - caused by rickettsial bacteria and transmitted by wood ticks
spotted fever - any of several severe febrile diseases characterized by skin rashes or spots on the skin
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Tick-borne fever is seen in domestic and wild ruminants especially sheep and cattle and is caused by the organism Ana.
Ticks also transmit louping ill - a viral disease of the nervous system - and tick-borne fever, an illness characterised by a sudden high fever for 4-22 days.
Ticks also transmit louping ill ( a viral disease of the nervous system ( and tick-borne fever, an illness characterised by a sudden high fever for 4-22 days.