Elapidae

noun plural
Elap·​i·​dae | \ ə-ˈlap-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Elapidae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Elapidae

: a family of venomous snakes with hollow fangs found in the warmer parts of both hemispheres and including the cobras and mambas, the coral snakes of the New World, and the majority of Australian snakes

Other Words from Elapidae

elapid \ -​ˈlap-​əd How to pronounce elapid (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Elapidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Elapidae. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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