from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various febrile diseases transmitted by ticks, such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Texas fever.
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- n. any of various diseases transmitted by ticks
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- n. caused by rickettsial bacteria and transmitted by wood ticks
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