Sistrurus

noun

Sis·​tru·​rus si-ˈstru̇r-əs How to pronounce Sistrurus (audio)
: a genus of small rattlesnakes (as a massasauga) having the top of the head covered with scales

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“Sistrurus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Sistrurus. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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