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Crotalinae MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Crotalinae
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.833.672.125.937.240
Unique ID
D000073562
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000073562
Annotation
venom = CROTALID VENOMS
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.
Entry Term(s)
Crotalids
Pit Viper
Registry Number
txid8710
Public MeSH Note
2018; see Viperidae 1994-2017
History Note
2018; use Viperidae 1994-2017
Date Established
2018/01/01
Date of Entry
2017/07/12
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Crotalinae Preferred
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