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brown recluse spider

noun

Definition of BROWN RECLUSE SPIDER

:  a venomous spider (Loxosceles reclusa) especially of the southern and central United States that has a violin-shaped mark on the cephalothorax and produces a dangerous cytotoxin which can cause necrotic lesions

First Known Use of BROWN RECLUSE SPIDER

1964

brown recluse spider

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BROWN RECLUSE SPIDER

:  a venomous spider of the genus Loxosceles (L. reclusa) especially of the southern and central United States that produces a dangerous cytotoxin which can cause necrotic lesions—called also brown recluse

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