Definition of Bothrops

1. Noun. Fer-de-lance.

Exact synonyms: Genus Bothrops
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Crotalidae, Family Crotalidae
Member holonyms: Bothrops Atrops, Fer-de-lance



Medical Definition of Bothrops

1. A genus of poisonous snakes of the viperidae family. About 50 species are known and all are found in tropical america and southern south america. Bothrops atrox is the fer-de-lance and b. Jararaca is the jararaca. (goin, goin, and zug, introduction to herpetology, 3d ed, p336) (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bothrops

bothering
bothers
bothersome
bothersomely
bothersomeness
bothie
bothies
bothole
botholes
bothrenchyma
bothria
bothriocephaliasis
bothrium
bothriums
bothropic antitoxin
bothrops (current term)
bothy
bothyman
bothymen
botleas
botlike
botmaster
botmasters
botnet
botnets
boto
botocudos
botone
botonee
botonnee

Literary usage of Bothrops

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1883)
"About the time that Lacerda was experimenting with the venom of the bothrops in Brazil, Dr. Armand Gautier, of Paris, arrived at very similar conclusions as ..."

2. Collected Studies on Immunity by Paul Ehrlich (1906)
"bothrops poison is ten times weaker, and that of Trimeresurus anama- lensis twenty-five times. ... The same is true for bothrops, Crotalus, and Trimeresurus ..."

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