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Definitions of ticks in various dictionaries:
noun - a metallic tapping sound
noun - any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis
noun - a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Sounds of time passing|
|The sounds of time?|
|Seconds on a watch|
|Units of time?|
|Passes (by), as time|
|Indication of time passing|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|Suspect Rocky Mountain fever even in patients from the Carolinas, as it's an area with lots of these critters|
|There are 2 kinds of this creature, soft & hard; hard ones can suck blood for weeks & cause paralysis in man & animals|
|Georgia Southern University houses the world's largest collection of these tiny arachnids that can irritate your dog|
Ticks are small arachnids, part of the order Parasitiformes. Along with mites, they constitute the subclass Acari. Ticks are ectoparasites (external parasites), living by feeding on the blood of mammals, birds, and sometimes reptiles and amphibians. Ticks had evolved by the Cretaceous period, the most common form of fossilisation being immersed in amber. Ticks are widely distributed around the world, especially in warm, humid climates.|
* Almost all ticks belong to one of two major families, the Ixodidae or hard ticks, which are difficult to crush, and the Argasidae or soft ticks. Adults have ovoid or pear-shaped bodies which become engorged with blood when they feed, and eight legs. As well as having a hard shield on their dorsal surfaces, hard ticks have a beak-like structure at the front containing the mouthparts whereas soft ticks have their mouthparts on the underside of the body. Both families locate a potential host by odour or from changes in the environment.
* Ticks have four stage