Ixodes Ix·o·des (ĭk-sō’dēz’)
A genus of hard-bodied ticks, many species of which are parasitic on humans and animals.
- Ixodes dammini
Ixodes dammini Ixodes dam·mi·ni (dām’ə-nī’) n. A species of Ixodes that is a vector of Lyme disease and human babesiosis in the United States.
ixodiasis ix·o·di·a·sis (ĭk’sō-dī’ə-sĭs) n.
ixodic ix·od·ic (ĭk-sŏd’ĭk) adj. Relating to or caused by ticks.
[ik-sod-id, -soh-did, ik-suh-did] /ɪkˈsɒd ɪd, -ˈsoʊ dɪd, ˈɪk sə dɪd/ noun 1. any of numerous ticks of the family Ixodidae, comprising the hard ticks. adjective 2. belonging or pertaining to the family Ixodidae. ixodid ix·od·id (ĭk-sŏd’ĭd, -sō’dĭd) n. A member of the family Ixodidae.