1. any of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres
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How To Use elapid In A Sentence

  • Molecular phylogeny of elapid snakes and a consideration of their biogeographic history. Archive 2006-07-01
  • This leaves open the possibility that vipers and elapids plus ‘colubrids’ may have evolved venom independently.
  • Australian venomous snakes, belonging exclusively to the Elapidae family, are among the most toxic in the world.
  • Lung paralysis can occur up to ten days after a bite by an elapid (member of the cobra family). Death usually comes about by means of respiratory failure.
  • His guide suddenly stopped before a delapidated café; outwardly, at least, it was unprepossessing in the extreme. THE LONELY SEA
  • One terrestrial snake, Ogmodon vitiensis, is an elapid with ancient origins. Fiji tropical moist forests
  • The list of neurotoxins is long and varied so that only a few examples are used below to show the range of mechanisms: b-Bungarotoxin (a potent venom of elapid snakes) prevents the release of neurotransmitters Neurotoxicity
  • Even if he wanted to camp out by a railroad station, most of the ones in his state are delapidated. lbw Sanford should stay, two top South Carolina papers say
  • Polypeptide neurotoxins act as competitive antagonists and include the venoms from snakes of the Elapidae (cobras, kraits, mambas, coral snakes, etc.) and Hydrophidae (sea snakes) families.
  • Death adders are terrestrial elapids who superficially resemble vipers.
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