Arachnology Ar`ach*nol"o*gy, n. [Gr. ? spider + -logy.] The department of zo["o]logy which treats of spiders and other Arachnida. [1913 Webster]

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  • Arachnology — (from Greek gr. ἀράχνη, arachnē , spider ; and gr. λογία, logia ) is the scientific study of spiders and related organisms such as scorpions, pseudoscorpions, harvestmen, collectively called arachnids. However, the study of ticks and mites is… …   Wikipedia

  • arachnology — noun see arachnologist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • arachnology — noun The study of spiders …   Wiktionary

  • arachnology — study of spiders Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • arachnology — ar·ach·nol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • arachnology — /ærækˈnɒlədʒi/ (say arak noluhjee) noun the study of arachnids. –arachnologist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • arachnology —   n. study of arachnids …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • arachnology — jē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary arachn + logy : the branch of zoology that deals with spiders and other arachnids * * * arachnolˈogy noun • • • Main Entry: ↑Arachnida …   Useful english dictionary

  • International Society of Arachnology — Die International Society of Arachnology (ISA, Internationale Arachnologische Gesellschaft) unterstützt Studien von Spinnentieren sowie den Austausch unter Wissenschaftlern in der Arachnologie. Sie agiert als eine Dachorganisation für regionale… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • International Society Of Arachnology — L’International Society of Arachnology (ou Société internationale d arachnologie) est la première organisation internationale dont le but est de promouvoir l étude des arachnides à l exception des acariens, groupe zoologique pour lequel existe d… …   Wikipédia en Français

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