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Snake Bites MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Snake Bites
Tree Number(s)
C25.723.127.442
C26.176.724
Unique ID
D012909
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012909
Annotation
Coordinate IM with specific snake family or genus (IM); therapy with antivenins is /‌ther, not /‌drug ther
Scope Note
Bites by snakes. Bite by a venomous snake is characterized by stinging pain at the wound puncture. The venom injected at the site of the bite is capable of producing a deleterious effect on the blood or on the nervous system. (Webster's 3d ed; from Dorland, 27th ed, at snake, venomous)
Entry Term(s)
Envenomation, Snakebite
Snake Envenoming
Snakebites
NLM Classification #
WO 830
See Also
Antivenins
Snake Venoms
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Snake Bites Preferred
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