from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A snake of the family Crotalidæ.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun zoology Any member of the Crotalidae.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word crotalid.


  • Finally, the Fab fragments are isolated by an ion exchange and affinity chromatography columns. 4 Crofab is indicated for treatments of minimal to moderate cases of North American crotalid envenomation because the current studies were only documented for these conditions. 4

    Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab (Ovine)

  • And a surprisingly high number of crotalid bites are dry bites, without envenomation.

    Not Something You See Every Day

  • As I suspected, the snake wasn't anywhere near three or four feet long: the well-documented phenomenon of crotalid linear folkloric inflation had increased his putative length by the usual factor of two.

    Coyote Crossing

  • Based on a study done by Boyer et al, 20 out of 38 Crofab treated cases of North American crotalid envenomation resulted in recurrent coagulation abnormalities that may indicate the need for additional doses of Crofab. 5 Another study done by Dart et al showed that additional doses are needed to fully control the envenomation. 6 The study compared a single dose alone (as-needed group) to a scheduled group that received antivenin every six hours for 18 hours.

    Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab (Ovine)

  • 8 What on first sight was thought to be a classically educated crotalid?

    The Guardian World News


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.