Definition of Family Viperidae
1. Noun. Old World vipers.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Family
Group relationships: Ophidia, Serpentes, Suborder Ophidia, Suborder Serpentes
Member holonyms: Viper, Genus Vipera, Vipera, Bitis, Genus Bitis, Aspis, Genus Aspis, Genus Cerastes
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Viperidae
Literary usage of Family Viperidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke (1902)
"Ophidia (Family, Viperidae). Attenuations of the venom. Clinical.—Epistaxis. Goitre. Haemorrhages. Jaundice. Liver, enlargemen of. Neurasthenia. Phlebitis. ..."
2. The Balance of Nature and Modern Conditions of Cultivation: A Practical by George Abbey (1909)
"... family Viperidae or Vipers. The upper maxillae bear two canali- culated fangs and are of small size. The palate bears two rows of teeth, and the lower ..."