envenomation


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envenomation

[in‚ven·ə′mā·shən]
(materials)
The process by which the surface of a plastic close to or in contact with another surface is deteriorated.

envenomation

The process by which deterioration occurs in the surface of a plastic close to or in contact with another surface; softening, discoloration, mottling, crazing, or similar effects may result
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Key words: anaphylaxis, envenomation, eastern yellow jacket wasp, Vespula maculifrons, serum protein electrophoresis, avian, Chilean flamingo, Phoenicopterus chilensis
Clinical and laboratory features of South American rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus terrificus) envenomation in children.
However, a pressure bandage may worsen cytotoxic envenomation due to increased local effects.
Most human fatalities or envenomation in the UAE has come from this viper," Dr Khan said.
They describe recognition, geographic variation, confusing species, karyotype and fossil record, distribution, and habitat preferences, as well as life history, behavior and ecology, reproduction, growth and longevity, diet and feeding, venom delivery systems, venom and envenomation symptoms and severity, how rattles function, predators, parasites and pathogens, and populations, with b&w photos and range maps.
Of the 5 snakebite incidents, two were berg adder (Bitis atropos) poisonings with predominantly neurotoxic symptoms; one was either a berg adder or Cape cobra (Naja nivea) envenomation with neurotoxic presentation and therefore given antivenom; and one suspected Cape cobra poisoning was successfully treated with antivenom.
It should be given as soon as possible after a bite but is still useful if there are generalised signs of envenomation, even days after the bite.
3 s), and the rodent usually travels some distance from the site of envenomation before succumbing (Clark, 2006; Estep, Poole, Radcliffe, O'Connell, & Chiszar, 1981; Hayes & Galusha, 1984; Kardong, 1986).
gentili was found as an important cause of scorpion envenomation in the Moroccan southwest, being responsible for several deaths in the region (Touloun et al.