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cerastes

(sə-răs′tēz)
n. pl. cerastes
Either of two venomous snakes of the genus Cerastes that have a hornlike projection over each eye, including the horned viper.

Cerastes

(sĕ-ras′tēz) [Gr. kerastēs, horned serpent]
A genus of venomous snakes popularly known as horned vipers.
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Then they immediately swoop down to pick them and the Cerastes suddenly twines round them and encircles and devours them," Leonardo da Vinci said of Cerastes.
Warrell, "Life-threatening envenoming by the Saharan horned viper (Cerastes cerastes) causing micro-angiopathic haemolysis, coagulopathy and acute renal failure: clinical cases and review," QJM, vol.
cerastes were incubated with type IV collagen aliquots in the presence at first then in absence of Extracts E1 and E2 (1 mg).
First records of Ergasilus cerastes (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida) on cage-reared Ictalurus from Northeast Mexico.
Life-threatening envenoming by the Saharan horned viper (Cerastes cerastes) causing microangiopathic haemolysis, coagulopathy and acute renal failure: clinical cases and review.
Afaacytin, an alpha beta-fibrinogenase from Cerastes cerastes (horned viper) venom, activates purified factor X and induces serotonin release from human blood platelets.
Alexander and Alexander (1957) described Oochoristica crotalicola from Crotalus cerastes and C.
sulcatus series (cadenai, cerastes, cornutus, ingeri, laticorpus, necopinus, ruizi, sulcatus).
The saw-scaled viper (Echis carinatus), the horned viper (Cerastes cerastes), and the Saharan common sand viper (C.
Autecology of the Mojave Desert sidewinder, Crotalus cerastes cerastes, at Kelso Dunes, Mojave Desert, California, USA.
A preliminary analysis of the movement and home range size of the sidewinder, Crotalus cerastes, p.
merriami), and a common predator, the Mojave Desert sidewinder (Crotalus cerastes).