Definition of tick fever in English:

tick fever

Syllabification: tick fe·ver


  • Any fever transmitted by the bite of a tick.
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    • Another possibility is that Clark contracted tick fever, a zoonotic infection.
    • Some species can transmit Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, tularemia, and Colorado tick fever.
    • An epidemic of tick fever in the late nineteenth century forced cattle raisers to seek public assistance in eradicating the disease.

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