Synonyms of sheep-tick


1. sheep ked, sheep-tick, sheep tick, Melophagus Ovinus, louse fly, hippoboscid

usage: wingless fly that is an external parasite on sheep and cattle

2. sheep-tick, sheep tick, Ixodes ricinus, hard tick, ixodid

usage: 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

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