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Noun1.Heloderma - type genus of the HelodermatidaeHeloderma - type genus of the Helodermatidae; American venomous lizards
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
family Helodermatidae, Helodermatidae - only known venomous lizards
Gila monster, Heloderma suspectum - large orange and black lizard of southwestern United States; not dangerous unless molested
beaded lizard, Heloderma horridum, Mexican beaded lizard - lizard with black and yellowish beadlike scales; of western Mexico
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Investigation aimed at overcoming this rapid inactivation by DPP-4 led to the discovery that the saliva of the lizard Heloderma suspectum includes exendin-4, a peptide closely related to GLP-1, that is resistant to DPP-4.
Agonistic interactions between Gopherus agassizii (Testudinidae) and Heloderma suspectum (Helodermatidae).
Although there are a number of homeopathic medicines made from reptiles, including Amphisbaena vermicularis (snake lizard, which is actually not closely related to lizards), chameleon, gecko (which I had made into a homeopathic medicine) Heloderma horridus (Gila monster), Lazerta (green lizard), and, further afield, Tyrannosaurus rex (tyrant lizard king) and Maiasaurus (dinosaur, or, literally, "mother lizard.
Description of a new species of Eimeria (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from Heloderma suspectum (Sauria: Helodermatidae ).
Notes about Heloderma suspectum along the western extremity of its range.