ixodid


ixodid

ixodid [ik-sod-id, -soh-did, ik-suh-did] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. any of numerous ticks of the family Ixodidae, comprising the hard ticks.

adjective

  1. belonging or pertaining to the family Ixodidae.

Origin of ixodid 1910–15; New Latin Ixodidae name of the family, equivalent to Ixod(es) genus name (Greek ixṓdēs like birdlime, sticky, clammy, equivalent to ix(ós) birdlime + -ōdēs -ode1) + -idae -idae; see -id2 Examples from the Web for ixodid Historical Examples of ixodid

  • Theiler has determined that it is transmitted by an Ixodid tick, Margaropus decoloratus.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology

    William Albert Riley

  • Numerous species of tick (Ixodid) have been more or less fully described.

    Parasites

    T. Spencer Cobbold

  • The Ixodid comprise the ticks which attach themselves to cattle, hogs, and man, and are not at all uncommon objects.

    Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects

    C. V. Riley

  • Probably several other species of Ixodid, known to infest other animals, behave in the same way.

    Parasites

    T. Spencer Cobbold

  • In habits and life history the typical Ixodid differ greatly from the Argasid.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology

    William Albert Riley

  • ixodid in Medicine ixodid [ĭk-sŏd′ĭd, -sō′dĭd] n.

    1. A member of the family Ixodidae.

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