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

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\\-sädəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Ixodes + -idae
: a family of ticks distinguished by the presence of a dorsal chitinous shield — see ixodes

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  • Ixodidae — weibliche Ixodes hexagonus (4mm) Systematik Unterstamm: Kieferklauenträger (Chelicerata) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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 —   [griechisch], die Schildzecken …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ixodidae — Ixodidae …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ixodidae —   Ixodidae Ixodes ricinus …   Wikipedia Español

  • 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 — ix·od·i·dae …   English syllables

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

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

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