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Medical Term:

Arachnida

Pronunciation: ă-rak′ni-dă

Definition: A class of arthropods in the subphylum Chelicerata, consisting of spiders, scorpions, harvestmen, mites, ticks, and allies.

[G. arachnē, spider]

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