How to use Tick in a sentence
The tick in his jaw belied how tightly his teeth were clamped.
Who knew what would tick him off?
He had a personality that would tick off Mother Theresa.
In the United States alone the annual pecuniary loss in cattle stock occasioned by the ravages of this tick disease was computed in 1907 at one hundred million dollars.
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Six species of tick, including the blue tick common throughout South Africa, are found, especially in the low veld, where they are the means of the transmission of disease to cattle.
Such a flame may jump down, for instance, to each tick of a neighbouring clock.
Amblyomma hebraeum, the bont or variegated tick of the Cape Colonists, infects sheep with the 9porozoon causing "heart-water" sickness, and in Europe sheep are inoculated with the same disease by another tick, Rhipicephalus bursa.
In the same way, to infer a machine from hearing the regular tick of a clock, to infer a player from finding a pack of cards arranged in suits, to infer a human origin of stone implements, and all such inferences from patent effects to latent causes, though they appear to Jevons to be typical inductions, are really deductions which, besides the minor premise stating the particular effects, require a major premise discovered by a previous induction and stating the general kind of effects of a general kind of cause.
From the foregoing epitome which applies to many species, Rhipicephalus appendiculatus for example, it is evident that every individual tick has to find a host on three occasions, namely, as larva, nymph and adult.Advertisement
In the case of oxen the alternate host of the parasite is a special tick (Smith and Kilborne).
Insects abound in great numbers, the most troublesome and destructive being the tick (Ixodes natalensis), which infests the pasturage, and the white ant (Termes mordax).
From this it is evident that the Spirochaetes pass directly from the mother tick to her offspring.
Check over the coat daily and remove any ticks found, preferably with a tick remover tool.
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There are just no shortcuts to preventing flea and tick infestation.
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Along the track saw Red-crowned Parakeets (tick) and at the Brown Teal pond, 2 Brown Teal (tick) waddled up.
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Sitting unobtrusively in the county for hours is often more rewarding than zigzagging around for a new tick.
There are tons of other dog items for sale too, such as collars, carriers, treats, kennels, clothes, beds, and flea and tick control medications.
Frontline Flea & Tick Control has the ability to kill 100 percent of fleas within 12 hours of applying.
Benefits of tea tree oil include flea and tick control, so the oils are frequently included in shampoos, conditioners, and treatments for pets.
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The roles Cate Blanchett decides to take on are so varied that some may wonder just what makes this woman tick.
To safeguard your pet's health during your visit, be sure their vaccinations are up-to-date and that they have adequate flea and tick protection.
Flea and Tick shampoos contain pyrithrins to kill the unwanted insects and should be used carefully, according to the directions on the label.
If you've never put much thought into tick control for your pet, read on.
The tick's life cycle passes through four stages.Advertisement
Larvae is the next stage in the tick's life cycle.
When you consider the dangerous diseases that are carried and transmitted by ticks, it's easy to see why tick control is so important.
Once you've done all you can to tidy up the landscape, you may choose to apply tick control dust or spray to the remaining plant life.
The same process applies to removing suspected tick populations inside of your home.
Dust or spray with a tick control product specifically approved safe for use inside the home.Advertisement
There are several steps you can take to provide tick control for your pet.
You can rinse your dog in a flea and tick dip to kill, and repel ticks.
You may choose to have your dog wear a flea and tick collar at all times, although some brands seem to be more effective than others.
You might apply a flea and tick powder to help stop ticks from making your pet their next lunch date.
The best way to remove a tick is to grasp it as close to the head as possible with a pair of tweezers and pull slowly and steadily until the tick comes away.Advertisement
Inspect the wound and the tick, while still in the tweezers, to make sure the head did not break off and get left behind in the skin.
This is certainly sound advice when it comes to tick control.
Be sure to check your dog for ticks periodically, and if you live in an area known to have high tick traffic, take precautions to make your landscape inhospitable for the little buggers.
Ticks also enjoy human hosts, so it's important to have your dog on a tick control program such as Frontline.
Revolution is also effective against the common dog tick, fleas, ear mites and sarcoptic mange in dogs.
Please be sure to treat your dog with his/her flea and tick treatment before camping or hiking in the woods.
For example, students will learn appropriate first aid techniques, how to recognize and treat tick and flea problems, how to identify skin conditions that may require medical attention, and more.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency warns consumers not to use dog flea and tick products on cats because of the toxicity of permethrin and other ingredients harmful to cats.
Richard’s Organics Neem Oil Flea and Tick Remedy is a 100 percent natural formula for treating and repelling fleas.
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Lyme disease, spread by ticks, can cause encephalitis, as can Colorado tick fever.
The bacteria causing RMSF is passed to humans through the bite of an infected tick.
It causes no illness in the tick carrying it and can be passed on to the tick's offspring.
When a tick attaches to a human, the bacteria are passed.
The tick must be attached to the human for about six hours for this passage to occur.
Although prompt tick removal will cut down on the chance of contracting RMSF, removal requires great care.
If the tick's head and body are squashed during the course of removal, the bacteria can be inadvertently rubbed into the tiny bite wound.
Symptoms of RMSF begin within two weeks of the bite of the infected tick.
Diagnosis of RMSF is almost always made on the basis of the characteristic symptoms, coupled with either a known tick bite (noted by about 60 to 70 percent of patients) or exposure to an area known to harbor ticks.
It is considered a bad prognostic sign to develop symptoms of RMSF within only two to five days of a tick bite.
Lyme disease is an inflammatory disease transmitted through the bite of a deer tick carrying the spiral-shaped bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi.
Tick bites were then linked to the cause of the arthritis cases.
In the United States, the deer tick in the genus Ixodes is the vector for Borrelia burgdorferi and Lyme disease transmission.
Lyme disease is transmitted when a tick carrying the Borrelia burgdorferi bacterium bites a human to feed on blood.
The bacterium is transferred from the intestines of the tick through the mouthparts and into the bloodstream while the tick is feeding.
Once Borrelia burgdorferi gains entry to the body through a tick bite, it can move through the bloodstream quickly.
The most recognizable indicator of Lyme disease is a rash around the site of the tick bite.
Often, the tick exposure has not been recognized.
The rash-erythema migrans (EM)-generally develops within three to 30 days and usually begins as a round, red patch that expands outward from the tick bite.
Many children with Lyme disease can develop neurologic symptoms within a few weeks following a tick bite.
A child should see a doctor if an attached tick is found that is engorged with blood (usually indicating attachment for more than six hours).
Parents should remove the tick gently with tweezers.
Medical laboratories can test the tick for Borrelia burgdorferi if the tick is alive; parents should place the tick in a tightly sealed plastic bag or small bottle with a moistened cotton ball and take it to the doctor.
Less than 50 percent of children realize that they have been bitten by a tick.
In children, symptoms of Lyme disease can mimic those of other common childhood conditions, and children may not realize they have been bitten by a tick; therefore, diagnosis of Lyme disease in children can be difficult.
The most helpful piece of information is whether a tick bite or rash was noticed and whether it happened locally or while traveling.
Avoid areas likely to be infested with ticks, especially during spring and summer, when tick nymphs are most likely to feed.
Perform a full-body "tick check" after outdoor activities and use tweezers to gently remove and dispose of ticks.
Do not try to remove the tick by using petroleum jelly, alcohol, or a lit match.
Place the tick in a closed container (for species identification later, should symptoms develop) or dispose of it by flushing or by placing the tick between scotch tape.
Babesiosis-A infection transmitted by the bite of a tick and characterized by fever, headache, nausea, and muscle pain.
After the tick is removed, rub some triple antibiotic ointment (the same kind used by humans) on the spot where the tick was removed from.
Enjoy being exposed to people from all walks of life, learning what makes them tick and appreciating your differences.
She may have kept scratching her face because of a tick she has or once started, out of a self-conscious habit due to being anxious.
With that in mind, it's time to take a closer look at what makes these signs tick both separately and together.
Learning who you are and what makes you tick is intriguing and part of the game.
Understanding what makes Virgo tick will help you accept this sign's penchant for perfection and leave you better able to enjoy being in a Virgo romance.
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Writers must be intimately familiar with the program's most minute intricacies - those that make it tick, make it believable to the audience and make it memorable over time.
Love To Know Soap Operas editor Heather Long enjoyed sitting down with site creator and updater Toni Helen to find out a little bit more about what makes the site tick.
In order to understand just what makes the characters tick, it's helpful to know exactly what Corrie, as fans worldwide affectionately know it, is all about.
The seconds are displayed in increments of 5 and tick about the watch face, just as a second hand would do.
As the hour goes from 0 minutes to 60 the ring fills up each segment as the minutes tick off.
The tick marks are also in 23 karat gold.
Going to sleep to the gentle tick and tock of an alarm clock can be a very restful thing to do, and many people find the sound very comforting.
It is said that the tick and tock of a clock helps a baby to sleep as it mimics the sound of a heartbeat and reminds a baby of the sound of his mother's heart from inside the womb.
Read on and find out more about her career and what makes her tick.
Much more emotionally complex than the past novels, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban marks another tick in the time line that Rowling has so skillfully plotted.
As another tick in the time line is added to the life of Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling begins the task of linking the elements of her previous novels to bring about the conclusion to her story.
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Dusty's jaw clenched until he felt the muscles tick.
He closed his eyes, his jaw clenched hard enough for the muscles to tick.
Vara's jaw clenched hard enough for muscles on either side to tick.
The noises made by some Ptinidae (Anobium) tapping on the walls of their burrows with their mandibles give rise to the "death tick" that has for long alarmed the superstitious.
The flame jumps down at every tick.
It was first recorded as poisonous by Livingstone and is now known to be the carrier of the Spirochaete of relapsing fever in man, known as tick fever.
The tick especially infests old huts and camping grounds and is nocturnal in habit, spending the day hidden in crevices of the walls or floor and coming out at night to feed upon the sleeping inmates.
With one or two possible exceptions, like Argas vespertilonis, which has only been obtained from European bats, no species of tick is known to be confined to a particular host.
On the other hand, when food is not obtainable, life may be indefinitely prolonged if the tick be guarded from enemies and from atmospheric conditions inimical to existence.
He hated being off balanced and felt the need to poke at her, until he was able to figure out what made her tick.
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For example, where Einstein's equation predicts gravitational time dilation the alternative makes clocks tick more slowly due to a gravitational mass increase.
Visitors to forested areas should seek medical advice about immunization against tick borne encephalitis.
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Why does the spectrum tick every fiftieth of a second?
The best way to remove a tick is by using special forceps.
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First, kill the tick by applying alcohol or nail polish remover on a cotton swab.
The researchers found that tick saliva was responsible for suppressing the ability of the host's immune system to repel infection.
A tick bite usually looks like a lump with a small scab on the skin surface at the site of the bite.
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Tick and fox tapeworm treatment must be administered by a vet between 24 and 48 hours before check-in from a foreign port.
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The salivary secretions of some tick species may cause toxicosis and paralysis.
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The researchers found that tick saliva was responsible for suppressing the ability of the host 's immune system to repel infection.
Cats and dogs become infected through tick bites or when they hunt or eat infected rabbits, hares or rodents.
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The American College of Physicians recommends treatment for a patient with a rash resembling EM or who has arthritis, a history of an EM-type rash, and a previous tick bite.