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crotaline

/cro·ta·line/ (kro´tah-lēn) crotalid.

crotaline

(1) adjective Related to Crotalinae, a subfamily of venomous vipers—which includes rattlesnakes, lanceheads and Asian pitvipers—found in Asia and the Americas. 
(2) Monocrotaline, a macrocyclic pyrrolizidine alkaloid, which causes a pulmonary vasculature syndrome in experimental models.

crotaline

(krot'al-in?, 'al-in) [ Crotalus]
Pert. to poisonous snakes of the genus Crotalus.
See: pit viper
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Crotaline infrared receptors project to the rectum, whence receptor cells also contain excitatory centers and lateral inhibitory surrounds (Hartline, 1974; Hartline, Kass, & Loop, 1978; Haseltine, 1978).
Central response to infrared stimulation of the pit receptors in a crotaline snake (Trimeresurus flavoviridis).
Instead of varying ambient air temperature as crotalines were studied responding to prey, perhaps prey could be presented in front of disks varying in temperature.
Ophryacus undulatus is a crotaline snake endemic from moderate to high elevations in the Sierra Madre del Sur in the Mexican states of Guerrero, Oaxaca, and west-central Veracruz.
The Carrol Creek fossil vertebra (12533) is wide through the middorsal neural arch region, has a thick, posteriorly directed hypapophysis, and has a moderately depressed neural arch (in posterior view), as in modern crotaline vertebrae.
If colubrines and crotalines have consistently been reported as probable, if not actual food items, why then has Nerodia been noticeably absent.