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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Viperidae, family Viperidaenoun

    Old World vipers

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  1. Viperidae

    The Viperidae (vipers) are a family of snakes found in most parts of the world, except for Antarctica, Australia, Hawaii, Madagascar, and various other isolated islands. They are venomous and have long (relative to non-vipers), hinged fangs that permit deep penetration and injection of their venom. Four subfamilies are currently recognized. They are also known as viperids. The name "viper" is derived from the Latin word vipera, -ae, also meaning viper, possibly from vivus ("living") and parere ("to beget"), referring to the trait viviparity (giving live birth) common in vipers like most of the species of Boidae.

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  1. viperidae

    Viperidae is a family of venomous snakes found in most parts of the world, except in Antarctica, Australia, Hawaii, Madagascar, various other isolated islands, and north of the Arctic Circle. It includes the vipers, rattlesnakes, pit vipers, and adders. Members of this family are characterized by their long, hinged fangs that allow a deep penetration and injection of venom. They are also known for their well-developed heat-sensing pit organs located between the eye and the nostril. The majority of species are terrestrial, but some are arboreal, and a few are semi-aquatic.

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  1. Viperidae

    The Viperidae are a family of venomous snakes found all over the world, except in Antarctica, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Madagascar, Hawaii, various other isolated islands, and north of the Arctic Circle. All have relatively long, hinged fangs that permit deep penetration and injection of venom. Four subfamilies are currently recognized. They are also known as viperids.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Viperidae

    A family of snakes comprising three subfamilies: Azemiopinae (the mountain viper, the sole member of this subfamily), Viperinae (true vipers), and Crotalinae (pit vipers). They are widespread throughout the world, being found in the United States, Central and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Their venoms act on the blood (hemotoxic) as compared to the venom of elapids which act on the nervous system (neurotoxic). (Goin, Goin, and Zug, Introduction to Herpetology, 3d ed, pp333-36)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of viperidae in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of viperidae in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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