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Snake Venoms MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Snake Venoms
Tree Number(s)
D20.888.850
D23.946.833.850
Unique ID
D012910
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012910
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate with specific available snake family or genus; /‌antag permitted but consider also ANTIVENINS; do not use qualifers when coordinating with ANTIVENINS
Scope Note
Solutions or mixtures of toxic and nontoxic substances elaborated by snake (Ophidia) salivary glands for the purpose of killing prey or disabling predators and delivered by grooved or hollow fangs. They usually contain enzymes, toxins, and other factors.
Entry Term(s)
Snake Toxin
Snake Toxins
Snake Venom
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QW 630.5.V4
Previous Indexing
Venoms (1968-1974)
See Also
Antivenins
Public MeSH Note
76; was see under VENOMS 1975
History Note
76(75); was see under VENOMS 1975
Date Established
1976/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Snake Venoms Preferred
Snake Toxins Narrower
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