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Descriptor English: Crotalinae
Descriptor Spanish: Crotalinae
Descriptor Portuguese: Crotalinae
Descriptor French: Crotalinae
Entry term(s): Crotalid
Crotalids
Pit Viper
Pit Vipers
Viper, Pit
Vipers, Pit
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.833.672.125.937.240
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000073562
Scope note: A subfamily of snakes commonly known as pit vipers, crotaline snakes, or pit adders in the family VIPERIDAE. They are distinguished by a deep pit called a fossa or loreal, which functions as a heat-sensing organ located between the eye and nostril on either side of the head.
Annotation: venom = CROTALID VENOMS
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
Public MeSH Note: 2018; see Viperidae 1994-2017
History Note: 2018; use Viperidae 1994-2017
DeCS ID: 56893
Unique ID: D000073562
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2018/01/01
Date of Entry: 2017/07/12
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Crotalinae - Preferred
Concept UI M000622185
Scope note A subfamily of snakes commonly known as pit vipers, crotaline snakes, or pit adders in the family VIPERIDAE. They are distinguished by a deep pit called a fossa or loreal, which functions as a heat-sensing organ located between the eye and nostril on either side of the head.
Preferred term Crotalinae
Entry term(s) Crotalid
Crotalids
Pit Viper
Pit Vipers
Viper, Pit
Vipers, Pit



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