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Agkistrodon contortrix

Definition of the noun agkistrodon contortrix

What does agkistrodon contortrix mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. common coppery brown pit viper of upland eastern United States

Phrases with Agkistrodon contortrix

Phrases starting with Agkistrodon contortrix:

  1. Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen
  2. Agkistrodon Contortrix Mokeson
  3. Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix
  4. Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus
  5. Agkistrodon contortrix phaeogaster
  6. Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster

Other phrases containing Agkistrodon contortrix:

  1. Subspecies Agkistrodon Contortrix Mokasen
  2. Subspecies Agkistrodon Contortrix Mokeson
  3. Subspecies Agkistrodon Contortrix Contortrix
  4. Subspecies Agkistrodon Contortrix Laticinctus
  5. Subspecies Agkistrodon Contortrix Phaeogaster
  6. Subspecies Agkistrodon Contortrix Pictigaster

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Agkistrodon contortrix

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Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Reptiles (2004)

by Murray Wrobel

Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti 202 Agkistrodon caliginosus Squamata - Viperidae e Dusky Mamushi; Caliginous Mamushi 203 Agkistrodon contortrix Squamata - Viperidae e Copperhead (NA); American Copperhead; Copperhead ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2013)

by Mosby

a poisonous pit viper (Agkistrodon contortrix) found ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Herpetological and Related Terminology (2005)

by D.C. Wareham

COPPERHEAD Agkistrodon contortrix, a PIT VIPER of the family VIPERIDAE, subfamily Crotalinae, inhabiting rocky, wooded areas in parts of North America COPULATION The act of sexual union, also called 'coition', which leads to the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New York State (2005)

by Peter R. Eisenstadt, Laura-Eve Moss

triangulum triangulum Elaphe alleghaniensis Thamnophis sauritus Carphophis amoenus amoenus Coluber constrictor constrictor Storeria dekayi dekayi Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen Storeria occiptomaculata occiptomaculata Diadophis ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

A poisonous snake, Agkistrodon contortrix, common in the southern, eastern, and central U.S. SEE: snake bite. copr-, copro- [Gr. kopros, dung, manure] Prefixes ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix). Although the fatalities from snake bites in the United States are mainly attributed to the western diamond-back rattlesnake, the number of incidents is greater from copperhead bites. The copperhead attains ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of American Regionalisms (2000)

by Robert Hendrickson

head A name for the poisonous copperhead snake (Agkistrodon contortrix); a shortening of copperhead. heading A pillow, so named from its place at the head of the bed. “Corn cobs make a pretty sorry ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Louisville (2015)

by John E. Kleber

The copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix) and the timber rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) may be found in the Knobs region but are unlikely to be found in the lowlands around Louisville. The interesting eastern hognose snake (Hetero-don ...

Google previewEarth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features [2 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward

and copperhead ( Agkistrodon contortrix). Other reptiles and amphibians include 58 species of ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2012)

by Mosby, Inc

a poisonous pit viper (Agkistrodon contortrix) found mainly in the southeastern United States.

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Mosby

a poisonous pit viper (Agkistrodon contortrix) found mainly in the ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

[ Agkistrodon contortrix (N. America) and Austrelaps superbus (Australia)] copperplate > n.

Google previewBritannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

The North American copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix), also called the highland moccasin, is a PIT VIPER of swampy, rocky, and wooded regions of the central and eastern U.S. It is usually less than 3 ft (1 m) long and is pinkish or reddish ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

Agkistrodon contortrix, a venomous snake of the United States that has a brown to copper-colored body with dark bands. Called also highland moccasin. 2. Denisonia superba, a highly venomous elapid snake found in Australia and the ...

Google previewWebster's II New College Dictionary (2005)

by Webster's New World Dictionary, Editors Of Webster's II Dictionaries

A venomous snake, Agkistrodon contortrix or Ancistron contortrix of the eastern United States, with reddish-brown markings. 2. Copperhead. A Northerner who sympathized with the South during the American Civil War. cop-per-plate ...

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