Sistrurus

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Sistrurus

 [sis-troo´rus]
a genus of small rattlesnakes widely distributed throughout the United States, having symmetrical plates covering their heads.

Sistrurus

/Sis·tru·rus/ (sis-troo´rus) a genus of small rattlesnakes of the family Crotalidae; they occur throughout the United States and have symmetrical plates covering their heads. S. catena´tus is the massasauga and S. milia´rius is the pygmy rattlesnake.

Sistrurus

[sis-troo′rus]
a genus of small rattlesnakes widely distributed throughout the United States, having symmetric plates covering their heads.

Sistrurus

(sis-troor′ŭs) [L. sistrurus fr Gr. seistrouros, tail shaker]
A genus of small poisonous rattlesnakes that includes the pygmy rattlesnakes (Sistrurus miliarius).