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  1. Ticks

    "Ticks" is the title of a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Brad Paisley. It was released in March 2007 as the first single from the album 5th Gear. It reached the top of the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart and was featured as a downloadable track for the video game Guitar Hero: World Tour.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Ticks

    Blood-sucking acarid parasites of the order Ixodida comprising two families: the softbacked ticks (ARGASIDAE) and hardbacked ticks (IXODIDAE). Ticks are larger than their relatives, the MITES. They penetrate the skin of their host by means of highly specialized, hooked mouth parts and feed on its blood. Ticks attack all groups of terrestrial vertebrates. In humans they are responsible for many TICK-BORNE DISEASES, including the transmission of ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTED FEVER; TULAREMIA; BABESIOSIS; AFRICAN SWINE FEVER; and RELAPSING FEVER. (From Barnes, Invertebrate Zoology, 5th ed, pp543-44)

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  1. stick, Stick

  2. Stick

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ticks in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ticks in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Andrea Beckert:

    When we found him abandoned in an empty lot he was so skinny and ravaged by ticks that we called him Costela.

  2. Larry Hardiman:

    The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly', meaning 'many', and the word 'ticks', meaning 'blood sucking parasites'.

  3. Goodwill Zwelithini:

    Let us pop our head lice. We must remove ticks and place them outside in the sun. We ask foreign nationals to pack their belongings and be sent back.

  4. South Africa Zulu king:

    Let us pop our head lice, we must remove ticks and place them outside in the sun. We ask foreign nationals to pack their belongings and be sent back.

  5. Theodore Andreadis:

    With the increased forestation in the state and in the Northeast, the deer herd have increased exponentially, then the ticks have increased, and now the virus.

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