arachnology


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ar·ach·nol·o·gy

 (ăr′ək-nŏl′ə-gē)
n.
The branch of zoology that deals with spiders and other arachnids.

[Greek arakhnē, spider + -logy.]

ar′ach·no·log′i·cal (-nə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
ar′ach·nol′o·gist n.

arachnology

(ˌærækˈnɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Zoology) the study of arachnids
ˌarachˈnologist n

arachnology

a branch of zoology that studies spiders and other arachnids. Also called arachnidology, araneology. — arachnologist, n.
See also: Zoology
Translations
Arachnologie
arahnologija

arachnology

nArachnologie f, → Spinnenkunde f
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