Definition of snakebite
: the bite of a snake and especially a venomous snake
Recent Examples of snakebite from the Web
And, after an hour and a half wait, Meg's doctor returned with antivenom, the usual treatment for venomous snakebites.
Dr. Christopher Piel, medical director of the emergency center at UMC, told KCBD-TV that treatment for snakebites varies depending on the case.
The Charlotte center is one of 55 in the U.S. [RELATED: Snakebites are on the rise after a warm winter] Most of North Carolina’s 37 snake species are harmless.
That lodge was one of her most beloved spots, the favorite place of her son, who died years ago from a snakebite.
Snakebites kill up to 94,000 people worldwide every year, with the highest number of deaths in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.
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Definition of snakebite for English Language Learners
: the wound you get when a snake bites you
Medical Definition of snakebite
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