arachnism
n. [Gr. arachne, spider; ismos, denoting condition]
(ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata)
Poisoning, or poisoned condition due to envenomation by a spider; see arachnidism.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • arachnidism — n. [Gr. arachne, spider; ismos, denoting condition] (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) Envenomation by an arachnid, such as a spider, tick or scorpion; see arachnism …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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