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a computer program that prowls the internet looking for publicly accessible resources that can be added to a database

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The brown recluse spider is also known as the necrotizing spider, fiddleback spider, and violin spider (on its dorsal cephalothorax is a violin-shaped mark).
Unfortunately, the line between fact and fiction regarding the brown recluse spider seems to be rather hazy as applied to geographic distribution, identification, diagnosis, and treatment.
Both are believed to have been bitten by brown recluse spiders.
The diagnosis of brown recluse spider bite is overused for dermonecrotic wounds of uncertain etiology.
According to entomologists, the brown recluse spider isn't aggressive.
Brown recluse spiders are often found in warmer parts of the United States, but are common in the Midwest, and live in almost every state.
History should exclude the possibilities of Lyme disease, rickettsia pox, and brown recluse spider bites.
One patient we knew was sliding his arm into his coat, where a brown recluse spider was waiting for him.
When users search for something like brown recluse spider bite, they can have immediate visual confirmation that their symptoms are similar to what others have experienced.
Kevin McNamara, 40, thinks the 2cm-long Brown Recluse spider bit him during his family holiday in Florida.
Sandidge (2003) concluded that the brown recluse spider, Loxosceles reclusa Gertsch & Mulaik 1940 (Araneae, Sicariidae), was exceptional among wandering spiders because it preferred scavenging over predation and even actively avoided live prey.
OBJECTIVE: To ascertain whether a dose response exists between the dose of brown recluse spider venom (BRSV) and the cutaneous and coagulation effects in a rabbit model.
Those two spiders can kill you, and I can't tell the difference between a brown recluse spider and any other one, so I'm not about to go checking them out.