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Descriptor English: Elapidae
Descriptor Spanish: Elapidae
Descriptor Portuguese: Elapidae
Descriptor French: Elapidae
Entry term(s): Cobra
Cobras
Elapid
Elapid Snake
Elapid Snakes
Elapids
Snake, Elapid
Snakes, Elapid
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.833.672.125.875
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017815
Scope note: A family of extremely venomous snakes which include coral snakes, cobras and sea snakes. They are widely distributed, occurring in the Southern United States, South America, Africa, Southern Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Islands. Like viperids (VIPERIDAE), they have fangs in the front part of the upper jaw which discharge venom that is neurotoxic.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Snakes (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94
History Note: 94
Related: Elapid Venoms MeSH
DeCS ID: 31492
Unique ID: D017815
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/02/16
Revision Date: 2017/05/23
Elapidae - Preferred
Concept UI M0026913
Scope note A family of extremely venomous snakes which include coral snakes, cobras and sea snakes. They are widely distributed, occurring in the Southern United States, South America, Africa, Southern Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Islands. Like viperids (VIPERIDAE), they have fangs in the front part of the upper jaw which discharge venom that is neurotoxic.
Preferred term Elapidae
Entry term(s) Elapid
Elapid Snake
Elapid Snakes
Elapids
Snake, Elapid
Snakes, Elapid
Cobra - Narrower
Concept UI M000622082
Preferred term Cobra
Entry term(s) Cobras



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