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Arachnida

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noun plural Arach·ni·da \ə-ˈrak-nəd-ə\

Medical Definition of Arachnida

  1. :  a large class of arthropods that are mostly air-breathing by means of trachea or book lungs, that include the spiders and scorpions, mites, and ticks, and that have a segmented body divided into two regions of which the anterior bears four pairs of legs but no antennae

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