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Descriptor English:   Elapidae 
Descriptor Spanish:   Elapidae 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Elapidae 
Synonyms English:   Cobra
Elapid Snake
Elapid Snakes
Snake, Elapid
Snakes, Elapid  
Tree Number:   B01.050.150.900.833.672.125.875
Definition English:   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. 
See Related English:   Elapid Venoms
History Note English:   94 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification EM embryology
GE genetics GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PH physiology
SU surgery UR urine
VI virology  
Record Number:   31492 
Unique Identifier:   D017815 

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