Tityus


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Tityus

(tit′ē-ŭs) [L. Tityus, fr Gr. Tityos, the name of a giant]
A genus of scorpions of the family Buthidae found principally in Central and South America.

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And now it is the time; from Hell's abyss Come thirsting Tantalus, come Sisyphus Heaving the cruel stone, come Tityus With vulture, and with wheel Ixion come, And come the sisters of the ceaseless toil; And all into this breast transfer their pains, And (if such tribute to despair be due) Chant in their deepest tones a doleful dirge Over a corse unworthy of a shroud.
You can sleep {64} during the whole voyage if you like, and the men shall sail you over smooth waters either to your own home, or wherever you please, even though it be a long way further off than Euboea, which those of my people who saw it when they took yellow-haired Rhadamanthus to see Tityus the son of Gaia, tell me is the furthest of any place--and yet they did the whole voyage in a single day without distressing themselves, and came back again afterwards.
And two vultures eat Tityus under the earth, but four vultures eat us alive.
Hering SE, Jurca M, Vichi FL, Azevedo-Marques MM, Cupo R "Reversible cardiomyopathy" in patients with severe scorpion envenoming by Tityus serrulatus: evolution of enzymatic, electrocardiographic and echocardiographic alterations.
Koch, 1839), Tityus nematochirus Mello-Leitao, 1940, Zabiusfuscus (Thorell, 1876) and one Scorpionidae taxon: Scorpio fuscus (Ehrenberg, 1829), were used as hierarchical out-groups.
Tityus represents the sufferings of a Titan whose eternally renewed liver (thought to be the centre of the passions in the sixteenth century) is consumed by an eagle.
Fletcher pinpointed a protein production system found in the pancreas that seemed to be targeted by the venom of the Brazilian scorpion Tityus serrulatus and then contacted NC State physicist Dr.
Biogeography of the bromeliad-dwelling scorpion Tityus neglectus Mello-Leitao (Buthidae) in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.
A fossil scorpion Tityus geratus new species (Scorpiones: Buthidae) from Dominican amber.
Insulin-like effects of Bauhinia forficata aqueous extract upon Tityus serrulatus scorpion envenoming.
In Brazil, a polyvalent hyperimmune ecquine serum is used against Phoneutria nigri venter, Loxosceles gaucho, Tityus serrulatus and T.