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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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Healthcare company BTG plc (LSE:BTG ) disclosed on Thursday the receipt of approval from the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for the updated 60 months shelf life of CroFab Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab (Ovine) as well as the removal of mercury from the Ovine manufacturing process.
Venomous snakes belong to five main families: Hydrophiinae, Elapidae, Viperidae, Crotalidae, and Colubridae [8, 9].
Ofidios solenoglifos que poseen una fosa facial, situada entre los orificios nasales y el sector ocular, la cual consiste en un par de depresiones, una a cada lado, provistas de una membrana conectada a numerosos terminales nerviosos; estas fosas "loreales" actuan como termodetectores y ayudan a localizar la presa de sangre caliente (aves y mamiferos) en la oscuridad, igual a las fosetas labiales de ciertas Boas arboricolas y terrestres (los generos Boa, Epicrates), ya que tanto las Crotalidae como las Boas buscan su alimento de noche (Schmidt & Inger, 1959).
You must comply with the requirements antivenin (crotalidae) polyvalente usp xxiv
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.
Four antivenins are commercially available for acute envenomation: black widow spider antivenin, Centruroides (scorpion) immune [F(ab').sub.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.