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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During the first 24 hours, the patient received a total of 18 vials of crotalidae polyvalent immune fab (ovine).
CroFab(R) Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab (Ovine) is the only widely available antivenom for the management of patients with minimal or moderate North American crotalid snakebite envenomations in the United States (this includes pit vipers such as rattlesnakes, copperheads and cottonmouths/water moccasins).
The term crotalid is used to describe the Crotalidae family of venomous snakes that includes rattlesnakes, copperheads and cottonmouths/water moccasins.
The term crotalid describes the Crotalidae family of venomous snakes which includes rattlesnakes, copperheads and cottonmouths/water moccasins.