Crotalidae


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Crotalidae

[krō′tal·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of proglyphodont venomous snakes in the reptilian suborder Serpentes.
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He received crotalidae polyvalent immune fab (ovine) antivenom and was discharged after 5 days without sequela.
A randomized multicenter trial of Crotalidae polyvalent immune F(ab) antivenom for the treatment of rattlesnake envenomation in dogs.
Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab (Ovine), an antivenin for the management of patients who have received venomous bites from North American pit viper snakes.
The prairie rattlesnake belongs to the Crotalidae, has large fangs with which it delivers a deadly poison, and has a rattle on the end of the tail.