cerastes


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Synonyms for cerastes

highly venomous viper of northern Africa and southwestern Asia having a horny spine above each eye

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For the uninitiated, Cerastes is a creature according to Greek legend, a serpent that is said to be incredibly flexible.
A previously healthy 23-year-old lady in her 37th week of pregnancy (G1P0A0) was bitten in her left leg by a snake that was later identified as the horned viper Cerastes cerastes.
The Venom collection is realized from two species of snake: Cerastes cerastes and Macrovipera lebetina at the Pasteur Institute's serpentarium (Tunis, Tunisia) then stored at -20C.
Life-threatening envenoming by the Saharan horned viper (Cerastes cerastes) causing micro-angiopathic haemolysis coagulopathy and acute renal failure: clinical cases and review.
A fibrinogen-clotting serine proteinase from Cerastes cerastes (horned viper) venom with arginine-esterase and amidase activities.
The one species of snake to keep clear of is the Arabian horned viper (Cerastes gasperettii) which is nocturnal, and very unlikely to enter houses as its preferred habitat is areas of loose sand such as dunes, where it can lie in wait for its prey.
Ademas, se disenaron dos parejas de iniciadores (18Sf-18Sr y 28Sf-28Sr), para los genes 18S y 28S del ADN ribosomal (Tabla 1), utilizando las secuencias del GenBank EF125058, de la especie Cerastes cerastes y M59413, de la especie Heterodon platirhinos.
scutellatus), rough scale snake (Tropidechis carinatus) and a number of viperidae including the Saharan horned viper (Cerastes cerastes) and Russell's viper (Daboia spp.) (2,3).
The other types of snakes native to Bahrain include the Arabian sand boa, Cerastes gasperettii, Hydrophis lapemoides, Hydrophis spiralis, Lapemis curtus, Pelamis platurus and Thalassophina viperina.
the nominate form of Cerastes cerastes on pg 173 and the North African carpet viper from Sudan on page 180), and the space may have been better used illustrating more Arabian snakes.
Reproductive cycle of the sidewinder, Crotalus cerastes (Serpentes: Viperidae), from California.
There are reports of helminths for Crotalus cerastes, C.