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Synonyms and Antonyms for western black-legged tick

1. western black-legged tick (n.)

a tick that feeds on dusky-footed wood rat and bites humans; principal vector for Lyme disease in western United States especially northern California

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2. black-legged tick (n.)

parasitic on mice of genus Peromyscus and bites humans; principal vector for Lyme disease in eastern United States (especially New England); northern form was for a time known as Ixodes dammini (deer tick)

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