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Definition of the noun latrodectus mactans

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noun

  1. venomous New World spider; the female is black with an hourglass-shaped red mark on the underside of the abdomen
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of Latrodectus mactans: black widow
    • more generic word: spider = predatory arachnid with eight legs, two poison fangs, two feelers, and usually two silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body
    • member of: genus Latrodectus / Latrodectus = venomous spiders

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Latrodectus mactans is a drug ingredient.

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Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

Latrodectus mactans antivenin. any antivenin used in the treatment of bites by Latrodectus mactans. Lyovac.” Antivenin. a Latrodectus mactans antivenin, normally used only for children. polyvalent (Crotalidae) antivenin. antivenin ( Crotalidae) ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Medical and Veterinary Entomology (2013)

by Richard C. Russell, Domenico Otranto, Richard L. Wall

The Latrodectus mactans complex is a group of black spiders with a female body length of about 10 mm (males are usually 3–4 mm in length) and various red or yellow patches on the opisthosoma. They are widely distributed throughout the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Latrodectus Mactans. Latrodectus mactans. N. 0. Arachnida. Tincture of living spider. Clinical.— Angina pectoris. Haemorrhages, watery. Characteristics. — To the ready pen and luminous insight of S. A. Jones, and to the labours of A. J. Tafel, ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

A genus of venomous spiders–Family Theridae–eg, black widow spider, Latrodectus mactans, endemic to the US, with a characteristic orangered hourglassshaped marking on the abdomen; the venom is a nonhemolytic neurotoxin clinical ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Latrodectus mactans. N. O. Arachnida. Tincture of living spider. (Hialeah— Angina pectoris. Hzemorrhages, watery. Gharaoterlstics.—To the ready pen and luminous insight of S. A. jones, and t0 the labours of A. J. Tafel, who furnished data and ...

Google previewA Clinical Repertory to the Dictionary of Materia Medica (1904)

Together with Repertories of Causation, Temperaments, Clinical Relationships, Natural Relationships by John Henry Clarke

Latrodectus mactans. Laurocerasus . . . Laurustinus (see Viburnum tinus) . Ledum . . Lemna minor . . Leonurus cardiaca . Lepidium bonariense Leptandra . Levico . Liatris spicata Lilium tigrinum . Limulus. . Linaria . . . . Linum catharticum .

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parasitology: A-M (2008)

by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck

Karakurte Black widow spider (= Latrodectus mactans). Karyogamy Katipo Black widow spider (= Latrodectus mactans). Kato-Katz- Smears Method ...

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

by Mosby

the bite of the spider species Latrodectus mactans. The bite is perceived as a sharp pinprick pain, followed by a ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

Latrodectus mactans, a species of spider found in the United States, whose bite causes pain and sometimes ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

Latrodectus mactans, a species of spider found in the United States, whose bite causes pain and sometimes ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

mactansAntivenin or Antivenin (Latrodectus mactans) (Black Widow spider antivenin) EquineOrigin ® , in general, should be limited only tothose patients experiencing severe, potentially lifethreatening, symptoms. Moststudies ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deserts (2017)

by Michael A. Mares

There are at least five species distributed throughout much of the world, with the best-known species being Latrodectus mactans, of the United States. About 150 eggs are deposited by females in small cuplike structures constructed of webbing ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

Latrodectus mactans Latissimus dorsi Latissimus dorsi (Patton and Thibodeau, 2010) Twelfth thoracic vertebra generalised symptoms include limb pain, abdominal pain, profuse sweating and nausea.

Google previewDictionary of Toxicology (2014)

by Ernest Hodgson, Michael Roe

spider, black widow Latrodectus mactans, a member of a genus ...

Google previewUltimate Visual Dictionary (2011)

by DK

(lVuctenea ( Heteropoda (Latrodectus mactans) (T egenaria gigantea) umbratica) venatoria) ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopaedia of Surgery (1895)

A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Surgery by John Ashhurst

The katipo (Latrodectus mactans, verecundus, or scelz'o) is said to be very common in New Zealand. In a paper by Wilson "' on poisoning by the bite of the southern spider, a description is quoted from the Encyclopwdia Britannica, by which it ...

Google previewThe Doctors' Dictionary, 2nd edition (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors by Joseph C Segen

A Georgia woman who”lost” five husbands in 50 years black widow spider Latrodectus mactans A venomous spider indigenous to North America–most bites occur in California, more common in summer*–measures 13 mm in length with a leg ...

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