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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.
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