family Ixodidae

noun
hard ticks
Syn: ↑Ixodidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Acarina, ↑order Acarina
Member Meronyms: ↑hard tick, ↑ixodid, ↑Ixodes, ↑genus Ixodes, ↑Dermacentor, ↑genus Dermacentor

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  • Ixodidae — prop. n. 1. a natural family of ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head; the hard ticks. Syn: family {Ixodidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ixodidae — noun hard ticks • Syn: ↑family Ixodidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Acarina, ↑order Acarina • Member Meronyms: ↑hard …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ixodidae — A family of ticks (order Acarina, suborder Ixodidea), the so called “hard” ticks, characterized by rigid body form, presence of a dorsal shield, and an anteriorly projecting capitulum. It includes the genera Ixodes, Hyalomma …   Medical dictionary

  • Ixodidae — n. family of ticks (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Ixodidae — n. a family of ticks …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • arthropod family — noun any of the arthropods • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Phalangiidae, ↑family Phalangiidae, ↑Argiopidae, ↑family Argiopidae, ↑orb weaver, ↑Theridiidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ixodid — Common name for members of the family Ixodidae. * * * ixo·did ik säd id, sōd adj of or relating to the family Ixodidae <ixodid ticks> ixodid n * * * ix·o·did (ikґso did) 1. pertaining to or caused by ticks of the family Ixodidae. 2. a tick… …   Medical dictionary

  • hard tick — noun ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head • Syn: ↑ixodid • Hypernyms: ↑tick • Hyponyms: ↑Ixodes dammini, ↑deer tick, ↑Ixodes neotomae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ixodes — noun type genus of the family Ixodidae • Syn: ↑genus Ixodes • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ixodidae, ↑family Ixodidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ixodid — /ik sod id, soh did, ik seuh did/, n. 1. any of numerous ticks of the family Ixodidae, comprising the hard ticks. adj. 2. belonging or pertaining to the family Ixodidae. [1910 15; < NL Ixodidae name of the family, equiv. to Ixod(es) genus name (… …   Universalium

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