Definition of Phalangoidea

1. n. pl. A division of Arachnoidea, including the daddy longlegs or harvestman (Phalangium) and many similar kinds. They have long, slender, many-jointed legs; usually a rounded, segmented abdomen; and chelate jaws. They breathe by tracheæ. Called also Phalangides, Phalangidea, Phalangiida, and Opilionea.

Medical Definition of Phalangoidea

1. A division of Arachnoidea, including the daddy longlegs or harvestman (Phalangium) and many similar kinds. They have long, slender, many-jointed legs; usually a rounded, segmented abdomen; and chelate jaws. They breathe by tracheae. Synonym: Phalangides, Phalangidea, Phalangiida, and Opilionea. Origin: NL, from Phalangium the daddy longlegs (see Phalangious) + Gr. Form. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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