Wood tick

Wood´ tick`
1.(Zool.) Any one of several species of ticks of the genus Ixodes whose young cling to bushes, but quickly fasten themselves upon the bodies of any animal with which they come in contact. When they attach themselves to the human body they often produce troublesome sores. The common species of the Northern United States is Ixodes unipunctata.
Noun1.wood tick - common tick that can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia
American dog tick, Dermacentor, Dermacentor variabilis, genus Dermacentor, hard tick, ixodid
wood rabbit
wood rat
Wood reed grass
Wood rush
wood sage
Wood screw
wood shavings
wood sorrel
wood spirit
wood spurge
wood stork
wood strawberry
wood sugar
wood swallow
wood tar
wood thrush
-- Wood tick --
wood vinegar
wood violet
wood vise
Wood wagtail
wood warbler
wood widgeon
Wood wind
Wood's alloy
Wood's metal
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