Viperidae

noun plural
Vi·​per·​i·​dae | \vī-ˈper-ə-ˌdē \

Medical Definition of Viperidae 

: a widely distributed family comprising heavy-bodied venomous snakes that include Old World snakes (subfamily Viperinae) and the pit vipers (subfamily Crotalinae) and that are characterized by large tubular venom-conducting fangs erected by rotation of the movable premaxillae — compare crotalidae

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