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Spiders

"Spiders" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Arthropods of the class ARACHNIDA, order Araneae. Except for mites and ticks, spiders constitute the largest order of arachnids, with approximately 37,000 species having been described. The majority of spiders are harmless, although some species can be regarded as moderately harmful since their bites can lead to quite severe local symptoms. (From Barnes, Invertebrate Zoology, 5th ed, p508; Smith, Insects and Other Arthropods of Medical Importance, 1973, pp424-430)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Spiders" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Spiders" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 8 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2004 and 2009
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