tick-borne

tick-borne
adjective
: capable of being transmitted by the bites of ticks

Rocky Mountain spotted fever is a tick-borne disease

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/tik"bawrn', -bohrn'/, adj.
carried or transmitted by ticks: tick-borne disease.
[1935-40]

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adj. transmitted or carried by ticks

babesiosis is a tick-borne, malaria-like disease


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