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Hypostome Of Deer Tick 100x Stock PhotoAnimal Body Part,Color Image,Deer Tick - Arachnid,Healthcare And Medicine,Hypostome,Immunofluorescent Photomicrograph,Lyme Disease,Macro,Microbiology,No People,One Animal,Part Of,Pest,Photography,Scientific Micrograph,Studio Shot,Tick,USA,VerticalPhotographer Ed ReschkeCollection: Oxford Scientific Ed ReschkeHypostome of Deer Tick (Ixodes dammini) Nymph--Vector of Lyme Disease, 100X. The 'head' of a tick contains a formidable piercing organ (Hypostome) with recurved teeth. This is the reason why a tick can't be easily removed from the skin of hosts. The nymph stage of the deer tick is the most likely stage to infect humans with Lyme Disease.