Crotalidae


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Related to Crotalidae: rattlesnake
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Noun1.Crotalidae - New World vipers: pit vipers
reptile family - a family of reptiles
pit viper - New World vipers with hollow fangs and a heat-sensitive pit on each side of the head
rattler, rattlesnake - pit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken
Crotalus, genus Crotalus - large rattlesnakes; seldom bite unless startled or pursuing prey
genus Sistrurus, Sistrurus - pygmy rattlesnakes
Bothrops, genus Bothrops - fer-de-lance
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Cheloniidae, Dermochelyidae, Emydidae, Testudinidae, Trionychidae, Crocodylidae, Gavialidae, Agamidae, Chameleonidae, Eublepharidae, Gekkonidae, Lacertidae, Scincidae, Uromastycidae, Varanidae, Leptotyphlopidae, Typhlopidae, Boidae, Colubridae, Elapidae, Hydrophiidae, Viperidae and Crotalidae (Khan, 2004, 2006).
Ninety-nine percent of the snakes that bite them are pit vipers, whose Crotalidae family includes Copperheads, Cottonmouths (Water Moccasins), and more than a dozen species of rattlesnake.
2] (equine), crotalidae polyvalent immune Fab (ovine) (North American rattlesnake), and North American coral snake antivenin (equine).
After Dingo M063 was reassessed, one vial of intravenous Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab (CroFab) was administered.
Comparison of the immunogenicity and antigenic composition of several venoms of snakes in the family Crotalidae.
Some First-World countries have developed more purified antivenoms such as the antivenin (Crotalidae) polyvalent (ACP) and the Crotalidae polyvalent immune fab (CroFab; FabAV) which are effective, with reduced adverse reactions.
Occlusion of the venom duct of Crotalidae by electrocoagulation: an innovation in operative technique.