Ornithodoros



Ornithodoros Or·ni·thod·o·ros (ôr’nə-thŏd’ə-rəs)
n.
A genus of soft ticks, several species of which are vectors of pathogens of various relapsing fevers.

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    [awr-nuh-thoid] /ˈɔr nəˌθɔɪd/ adjective 1. resembling a bird.

  • Ornithol.

    1. . 2. . abbreviation 1. ornithological 2. ornithology



  • Ornithological

    [awr-nuh-thol-uh-jee] /ˌɔr nəˈθɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the branch of zoology that deals with birds. /ˌɔːnɪˈθɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the study of birds, including their physiology, classification, ecology, and behaviour adj. 1802, from ornithology + -ical. Related: Ornithologically. n. 1670s, from Modern Latin ornithologia (1590s); see ornitho- + -logy. ornithology (ôr’nə-thŏl’ə-jē) The scientific study of birds.

  • Ornithologist

    [awr-nuh-thol-uh-jee] /ˌɔr nəˈθɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the branch of zoology that deals with birds. /ˌɔːnɪˈθɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the study of birds, including their physiology, classification, ecology, and behaviour n. 1670s, from ornithology + -ist. n. 1670s, from Modern Latin ornithologia (1590s); see ornitho- + -logy. ornithology (ôr’nə-thŏl’ə-jē) The scientific study of birds.



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