Ano·cen·tor (a″no-senґtər) a genus of ticks of the family Ixodidae.

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  • Anocentor nitens — a yellow brown species usually found on horses in the West Indies and the southern United States; it transmits Babesia caballi, an etiologic agent of equine babesiosis. Called also Dermacentor nitens …   Medical dictionary

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  • Ixodidae — A family of ticks (order Acarina, suborder Ixodidea), the so called “hard” ticks, characterized by rigid body form, presence of a dorsal shield, and an anteriorly projecting capitulum. It includes the genera Ixodes, Hyalomma …   Medical dictionary

  • Ixodidae —   Ixodidae Ixodes ricinus …   Wikipedia Español

  • Dermacentor — Dermacentor …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Babesia caballi — a species causing equine babesiosis in Africa and some parts of Asia, transmitted by ticks of the genera Anocentor, Dermacentor, Hyalomma, and Rhipicephalus …   Medical dictionary

  • Otocentor — Oto·cen·tor (o″to senґtor) Anocentor …   Medical dictionary

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