- texas fever tick
Usage: usually capitalized T: a cattle tick (Boophilus annulatus)
* * *Texas fever tick,the tick that transmits Texas fever; cattle tick.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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Texas fever tick — n a cattle tick of the genus Boophilus (B. annulatus) … Medical dictionary
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Texas fever — noun a tick borne disease of cattle Syn: Texas cattle fever … Wiktionary
Texas fever — noun Date: 1866 an infectious disease of cattle transmitted by the cattle tick and caused by a protozoan (Babesia bigemina) that multiplies in the blood and destroys the red blood cells … New Collegiate Dictionary
Texas fever — noun an infectious disease of cattle transmitted by the cattle tick • Hypernyms: ↑animal disease … Useful english dictionary
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Tick fever — Also known as Rocky Mountain spotted fever, an acute febrile (feverish) disease initially recognized in the Rocky Mountain states, caused by Rickettsia rickettsii transmitted by hard shelled (ixodid) ticks. Occurs only in the Western Hemisphere.… … Medical dictionary
tick fever — any fever transmitted by ticks, as Rocky Mountain spotted fever, which attacks humans, or Texas fever, which is confined to some animals, as cattle. [1895 1900] * * * … Universalium