Crotalus

noun

Cro·​ta·​lus -ᵊl-əs How to pronounce Crotalus (audio)
: the type genus of the family Crotalidae that includes many of the rattlesnakes

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“Crotalus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Crotalus. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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