It is probably a poisonous plant, belonging, as it does, to a dangerous cohort.
In tropical waters a sea snake is found, which, though very poisonous, rarely bites.
Dulce gave her a poisonous stare.
Was it actually a grape, or some poisonous berry?
The procedure consists in most cases in spraying the affected plants with poisonous solutions or emulsions, or in (lusting them with fungicidal or insecticidal powders, or applying the fumes of lethal gases.
They first invented and named the alembic for the purposes of distillation, analyzed the substances of the three kingdoms of nature, tried the distinction and affinities of alkalis and acids, and converted the poisonous minerals into soft and salutary remedies.
In fact, it kills poisonous snakes.
Carmen glanced up at Alex, who was giving her a poisonous look.
Poison is not poisonous after all, nor are any wounds fatal.
She backed away from him, wiping her mouth as she threw him a poisonous look.
So various are the conditions of selfregulation in various animals, both in respect of their peculiar and several modes of assimilating different foods, and of protecting themselves against particular dangers from without, that, as we might have expected, the bloods taken from different species, or even perhaps from different individuals, are found to be so divergent that the healthy serum of one species may be, and often is, poisonous to another; not so much in respect of adventitious substances, as because the phases of physiological change in different species do not harmonize; each by its peculiar needs has been modified until, in their several conditions of life, they vary so much about the mean as to have become almost if not quite alien one to another.
You can tell the poisonous ones because they lift their heads out of the water while they swim.
A species of Acarus is recorded as infesting a store of powdered strychnine and feeding on that drug, so poisonous to larger organisms. Reference to literature (40).
The dust emitted from mining the ore was poisonous in its raw state.
The better plan is to discard at once all fungi which have not been gathered from open pastures; by this act alone more than nine-tenths of worthless and poisonous species will be excluded.
As regards reptiles, there are at least seven poisonous snakes - two cobras, two puff-adders and three vipers.
"In the barn?" she asked innocently, and glanced up in time to see the poisonous look Josh was shooting at Alex.
It has a characteristic smell, and a biting taste; it is poisonous, and acts as a powerful antiseptic. It dissolves in water, 15 parts of water dissolving about one part of phenol at 16-17° C., but it is miscible in all proportions at about 70° C.; it is volatile in steam, and is readily soluble in alcohol, ether, benzene, carbon bisulphide, chloroform and glacial acetic acid.
From the corner of her eye she saw Katie give Alex a poisonous look, but Carmen walked out without looking in his direction.
These poisonous plants are found chiefly in the banken and low veld.
This name is twice translated "adder," but as nothing is told of it beyond its poisonous character and the intractability of its disposition, it is impossible accurately to determine the species.
A poisonous but beautiful green snake is often mentioned by travellers.
Both these and many other plants such as gift-blaar and drouk-gras are poisonous to cattle.
that the local authority, before granting a licence, " shall take into consideration whether, in the neighbourhood, the reasonable requirements of the public are satisfied with regard to the purchase of poisonous substances, and also any objections they may receive from the chief officer of police, or from any existing vendors of the substances to which the application relates."
deficiency of nutritive salts, especially nitrates and phosphates; the presence of poisonous salts of iron, copper, &c., or (in the soil about the roots of trees in towns) of coal-gas and so forth.
Orifice of the grape-shaped (supposed poisonous) gland.
The first named, which is poisonous in its native state, is the cassava of Spanish America.
The free acid, which is obtained by treating the salts with acids, is an oily liquid smelling like prussic acid; it is very explosive, and the vapour is poisonous to about the same degree as that of prussic acid.
Snakes are not numerous, and it is said that none is poisonous or vicious.
On the other hand it has been specially recorded of two of the species of spider-destroyers that they have great dislike and apparent fear of these little poisonous Hymenoptera.
It is invariably the result of some cause acting generally, such as renal disease, valvular defect of the heart, or an impoverished state of the blood; while a mere oedema is usually dependent upon some local obstruction to the return of blood or lymph, or of both, the presence of parasites within the tissue, such as the filaria sanguinis hominis or trichina spiralis, or the poisonous bites of insects.
Thus the digestive function, in its largest sense, is now seen to consist, not only in preparation and supply, but in no small measure also of protective and antidotal conversions of the matters submitted to it; coincidently with agents of digestion proper are found in the circuit of normal digestion "anti-substances" which neutralize or convert peptones in their poisonous phases; an autochthonous ferment, such as rennet for instance, calling forth an anti-rennet, and so on.
==Toxicology== In a few minutes after the introduction of a poisonous dose of aconite, marked symptoms supervene.
Now as our own bodies thus manipulate substances poisonous and antidotal, if in every hour of health we are averting selfintoxication, so likewise are we concerned with the various intruding organisms, whose processes of digestion are as dangerous as our own; if these destructive agents, which no doubt are incessantly gaining admission to our bodies, do not meet within us each its appropriate compensatory defensive agent, dissolution will begin.
For insects provided with a biting mouth, which take nourishment from the whole leaf, shoot or fruit, the poisonous washes used are chiefly arsenical.
Care and intelligence are especially needful with certain insecticides such as poisonous gases, or the operators may suffer.
There is no actual proof that this spider is more poisonous than others, but it is a significant fact that its species, inhabiting countries as widely separated as Chile, Madagascar, Australia, New Zealand and South Europe are held in great fear by the indigenous population, and many stories are current of serious or fatal results following their bites.
Magnesium sulphate may be given by the mouth, but is poisonous if injected intravenously.
They are easily propagated by divisions of the root or by seeds; great care should be taken not to leave pieces of the root about owing to its very poisonous character.
The snake, however, to which the word "asp" has been most commonly applied is undoubtedly the haje of Egypt, the spy-slange or spitting snake of the Boers (Naja haje), one of the very poisonous Elarinae, from 3 to 4 ft.
The now well-known fact that small doses of poisonous substances may act as stimuli to living protoplasm, and that respiratory activity and growth may be accelerated by chloroform, ether and even powerful mineral poisons, such as mercuric chloride, in minimal doses, offers some explanation of these phenomena of hypertrophy, wound fever, and other responses to the presence of irritating agents.
4 sqq.) for whom Elisha "healed" its poisonous waters.
Amongst these may be mentioned the neutralizing of the toxins in cases of diphtheria, tetanus and poisonous snake-bite; " serum therapeutics "; and treatment by " vaccines."
Nature has provided several species of animals, birds and reptiles, to feed upon these insects, and various poisonous and suffocating compounds are used to destroy them, but with no great degree of success.
The ophidians are also numerous, especially in the wooded lowlands valleys, and the poisonous species, though less numerous than others, include some of the most dangerous known - the rattlesnake surucucd (Lachesis rhombeatus), and jarardca (Bothrops).
For example, carbon dioxide occurs in some mines, and hydrogen sulphide, which is a poisonous gas, in others.
In Bosnia the persistent attempts of the Magyar princes to root out the stubborn, crazy and poisonous sect of the Bogomils had alienated the originally amicable Bosnians, and in 1353 Louis was compelled to buy the friendship of their Bar Tvrtko by acknowledging him as king of Bosnia.
Scorpions are common, but are considered less poisonous than some European species.
Any poisonous substance that is not included in the schedules can be sold by anyone, as, for instance, red lead, sulphate of copper, &c. The duty of the Pharmaceutical Society is a purely legal one, and relates only to the schedules of poisons framed by the government to protect the public by rendering it a difficult matter to obtain the poisons most frequently used for criminal purposes.
The asphodel was also supposed to be a remedy for poisonous snake-bites and a specific against sorcery; it was fatal to mice, but preserved pigs from disease.
In mining operations explosives are used on a large scale and the powder gases contain large quantities of the very poisonous gas, carbon monoxide, a small percentage of which may cause death, and even a minute percentage of which in the air will seriously affect the health.
If formed, as it probably is, it is immediately changed into some more complex combination, and so rendered incapable of exerting its poisonous action.
Mandioca was cultivated by the natives before the discovery of America, and the wide area over which it has been distributed warrants the conclusion that the discovery of its value as a food and the means of separating its poisonous properties must have occurred at a very remote period.
As some compensation for its paucity of useful animals and food plants, New Zealand was, of course, free from wild carnivora, has no snakes, and only one poisonous insect, the katipo, a timid little spider found on certain sea-beaches.
Poisonous serpents, such as the cottonmouth and copperhead, will have slit pupils.
The yellowing and subsequent casting of leaves, for instance, is a very general symptom of disease in plants, and may be induced by drought, extremes of temperature, insufficient or excessive illumination, excess of water at the roots, the action of parasitic Fungi, insects, worms, &c., or of poisonous gases, and so forth; and extreme caution is necessary in.
Over 40 tons of highly poisonous methyl isocyanate gas leaked out of the pesticide factory of Union Carbide in Bhopal.
Watch out for dangerous sea creatures like sharks and poisonous jellyfish - some are deadly.
The Portuguese man-of-war is a large poisonous jellyfish-like creature found in the UK.
milky juice - which in some foreign species is highly poisonous.
Carbon monoxide detectors detect carbon monoxide, a poisonous gas with no smell, taste or color.
According to one belief, Romans were thought to have mixed a special drink for their enemy with a poisonous nightshade in it.
State that nitrogen and oxygen from the air react inside a car engine to form nitrogen oxides (these are poisonous gasses ).
notifiable weeds ' like the poisonous ragwort.
The long silence was full of formless historical memories of murdered husbands and poisonous paramours.
The berries have a tiny pentagram on them and are especially poisonous.
Aston, B.C. (1923) The poisonous, suspected and medicinal plants of New Zealand.
poisonous on ingestion (Lewis & Elvin-Lewis 1977 ).
poisonous snake in a confined space COULD be scary indeed!
poisonous alkaloids can result in liver sclerosis, which may not be obvious for up to eighteen months.
poisonous spiders in Henry's bag.
poisonous mushrooms are taken in error.
poisonous substances from the blood.
For the next 400 years or so, tomatoes were considered poisonous.
The atmosphere on the front line became ever more poisonous.
Case studies - alcohol research For centuries, alcohol has been regarded as poisonous for the liver.
poisonous to eat.
This new directive is an important step toward getting potentially poisonous substances out of the waste stream.
Warning: the seed within the berry is highly poisonous.
The tank would be filled with ' Paris Green ', an extremely poisonous insecticide.
Some flowers, just like other plants, can be very poisonous.
Yet if praise be given as an alms, we could not drop so poisonous a one into any man's hat.
During our trip we only saw one snake, a not poisonous Carpet Python.
poisonous in large quantities.
Abrus, Ricinus and pokeweed at Cornell University poisonous plants page. abrin, ricin and pokeweed poisoning.
His liver damage was most probably caused by eating the poisonous plant ragwort, and our vets gave him very little chance of survival.
I grow double low rapeseed for food use and HEAR industrial rape which is poisonous to humans.
reeked a horrible poisonous exhalation which set us gasping and coughing.
From that snake a poisonous snake will be born, a fiery serpent to destroy you!
Of course, a poisonous snake in a confined space COULD be scary indeed!
Green potatoes should not be eaten as they contain the poisonous alkaloid solanine.
poisonous spiders may be lurking in the most innocent of places, so be careful where you put your hands and feet.
spurge family are poisonous, or irritant in various degrees.
The poisonous residues destroyed the environment so badly that even today certain places in the valley remain sterile.
The bark is poisonous and the plant, when used for fodder, is said to produce stomatitis in animals.
tarantula bite is deadly poisonous.
Chocolate also contains the chemical theobromine, which is poisonous to dogs.
You must also beware of poisonous toadstools which cannot be eaten unless you have first devoured a mushroom.
Deadly eyelash vipers, poisonous tree frogs, high-flying monkeys, spectacular scenery and more lie ahead.
Desperate families in rural Zimbabwe have resorted to eating poisonous fruit and plant tubers to survive, the statement said.
turbid river runs through the action like a poisonous vein.
The only natural hazards are a few very poisonous vipers.
This area of Scotland is known for a poisonous plant called Hogwart that has a flower that causes huge welts and blisters when touched.
Many edible fungi depend upon minute and often obscure botanical characters for their determination, and may readily be confounded with worthless or poisonous species; but that is not the case with the common mushroom, for, although several other species of Agaricus somewhat closely approach it in form and colour, yet the true mushroom, if sound and freshly gathered, may be distinguished from all other fungi with great ease.
Sometimes cases of poisoning follow the consumption of what have really appeared to gardeners to be true bed-mushrooms, and to country folks as small horse mushrooms. The case is made more complicated by the fact that these highly poisonous forms now and then appear upon mushroom-beds to the exclusion of the mushrooms. This dangerous counterfeit is A.
- Poisonous Mushroom (Agaricus fastibilis).
17, § 12) mentions its immunity from wolves and poisonous snakes - which it still enjoys, - but Solinus (l.c.) mentions a poisonous spider, called solifuga, peculiar to the island.
Serpents are numerous, but only two are described as poisonous, the cascavel (rattlesnake) and the " vibora de la cruz " (Trigonocephalus alternatus).1 ' Interesting detail g of the Argentine fauna may be found in Darwin's Voyage of the Beagle; W.
Carbolic acid, and liquid preparations of carbolic acid and its homologues containing more than 3% of those substances, except preparations for use as sheep-wash or for any other purpose in connexion with agriculture or horticulture, contained in a closed vessel distinctly labelled with the word " poisonous," the name and address of the seller, and a notice of the special purposes for which the preparations are intended.
He found that the development of a gall is due to a temporary modification of the part affected, not, as is generally thought, in consequence of the deposition of an egg by the insect, but of the injection of a poisonous substance which has the effect of stimulating the protoplasm to develop a gall instead of normal structure.
It has a characteristic smell, and a biting taste; it is poisonous, and acts as a powerful antiseptic. It dissolves in water, 15 parts of water dissolving about one part of phenol at 16-17Ã‚° C., but it is miscible in all proportions at about 70Ã‚° C.; it is volatile in steam, and is readily soluble in alcohol, ether, benzene, carbon bisulphide, chloroform and glacial acetic acid.
Amongst the threads, which entangle the wings and legs of intercepted prey, the spiders are perfectly at home and can pounce on the struggling victim at once if it be small and harmless or keep at a respectful distance, checking all efforts at escape, if it be poisonous or strong.
The distinctive term has no zoological significance, but in England the "mosquito" has commonly been distinguished from the "gnat" as a variety of larger size and more poisonous bite.
Digestion, regarded not long ago as little more than a trituration and "coction" of ingesta to fit them for absorption and transfer them to the tissues, now appears as an elaboration of peptones and kindred intermediate products which, so far from being always bland, and mere bricks and mortar for repair or fuel for combustion, pass through phases of change during which they become so unfit for assimilation as to be positively poisonous.
There are, however, a good many instances recorded of what has been called a fumigatory use of frankincense in churches, by which it was sought to purify the air, in times of public sickness, or to dispel the foulness caused by large congregations, or poisonous gases arising from ill-constructed vaults under the church floor.
It is obtained as a yellowish coloured mass and can be sublimed in the form of needles which melt at 40Ã‚° C. It possesses an unpleasant smell and its vapour is extremely poisonous.
mesentericus do not develop below 15Ã‚° C.; but if it be introduced into the alimentary canal of a child the spores will rapidly multiply, and in such cases large quantities of gas, giving rise to flatulency, will be formed, and possibly also poisonous decomposition products of albuminoid matter.
Furthermore, there is a common littoral fish in the Mediterranean (Uranoscopus scaber), belonging to the same family as Trachinus, exhibiting the same habits and living on the same ground, which also has a jet black erectile dorsal fin, and is believed to be poisonous.
It is a land of dust-storms and poisonous winds; a land where the thermometer never sinks below 100Ã‚° F.
Young, bromine, when dried over sulphuric acid, boils at 57.65Ã‚° C., and when dried over phosphorus pentoxide, boils at 58.85Ã‚° C. (under a pressure of 755.8 mm.), forming a deep red vapour, which exerts an irritating and directly poisonous action on the respiratory organs.
Phosphorous oxide is very poisonous, and is responsible for the caries set up in the jaws of those employed in the phosphorus industries (see below).
Echidna arietans) of nearly the whole of Africa, and the death-adder (Acanthophis antarcticus) from Australia to the Moluccas, are both very poisonous (see Viper).
Arsenic trichloride, AsCl3, is prepared by distilling white arsenic with concentrated sulphuric acid and common salt, or by the direct union of arsenic with chlorine, or from the action of phosphorus pentachloride on white arsenic. It is a colourless oily heavy liquid of specific gravity 2.205 (oÃ‚° C.), which, when pure and free from chlorine, solidifies at - 18Ã‚°C., and boils at 132 Ã‚°C. It is very poisonous and decomposes in moist air with evolution of white fumes.
Poisonous spiders may be lurking in the most innocent of places, so be careful where you put your hands and feet.
Many members of the Spurge family are poisonous, or irritant in various degrees.
Another myth to be dispelled is that a tarantula bite is deadly poisonous.
Over everything and everyone looms the worldly decay of Alexandria, whose turbid river runs through the action like a poisonous vein.
Did you know that there are many common household items that can be poisonous to your child?
Some plants are extremely poisonous, however.
Rhubarb-Leaves Can Be Extremely Poisonous, Even Fatal!
Rhododendron-Extremely Poisonous, Fatal!
These are just some of the poisonous plants that are commonly found in homes.
Remember plants like poinsettia and mistletoe are dangerous, as they are poisonous.
You'll also want to be sure anything poisonous is put in a securely closed cabinet.
At the very worst, it is poisonous and carcinogenic; two factors that should carry considerable weight when you choose a cat litter.
A helpful feature of the site is its information on poisonous plants and other household hazards.
Do check to see if any of your plants are poisonous to cats because most cats will chew on a house plant.
Carbon monoxide is poisonous to humans and animals, and carbon dioxide is a primary greenhouse gas, contributing to global warming.
Marine and aquatic life have suffered as a result of these poisonous chemicals contaminating ocean beds, wetlands and marshlands.
If you pick wild herbs make sure you have a decent herb field guide so you don't choose a poisonous plant.
Spiders bites cause painful lumps, and some spiders are poisonous.
Brown recluse spiders and black widow spiders are the most notorious poisonous spiders.
Native Americans used thimbleberry and salmon berry bark, leaves and berries as medicinal teas for many ailments; use only the berries, since the leaves and bark are mildly poisonous unless harvested and prepared properly.
A few, such as hemlock berries, are poisonous.
Know the difference between edible berries and poisonous ones.
Watch out for poison ivy and other poisonous plants that may grow among berry plants.
There are many berries in the wild that are poisonous and can cause serious damage, or even death.
The oil from the tea tree is nearly 13 times more powerful than carbolic acid without the toxicity and poisonous potency.
The most common side effect is not caused directly by burdock root but by mistaking a poisonous plant called belladonna or deadly nightshade for actual burdock.
Burdock roots closely resemble the roots of a highly poisonous plant known as Atropa belladonna, or deadly nightshade, do not consume the roots unless you are sure you can identify the herb and it is from the burdock plant.
Use caution when bringing berries into your home, however, as some may be poisonous.
Some of the makeup used contained poisonous materials, such as copper or lead.
In Italy, as in the United States, the fruit of the tomato plant was originally thought to be poisonous as it is a close relative of the nightshade plant, and it was grown as an ornamental.
Anything sharp, poisonous, or easily swallowed needs to be stored in a safe place.
Stingrays are poisonous, but very rarely attack humans.
Some may simply irritate your dog's mouth and stomach, while others are actually poisonous.
Remove any plants that are poisonous or may cause your puppy to be ill if ingested.
P. peltatum is from rich woods of the eastern United States, with poisonous roots and leaves, though the fruits are harmless.
Monkshood (Aconitum) - Tall and handsome herbaceous plants, of the Buttercup order, dangerous from their poisonous roots.
They are all poisonous, and are for the most part kept in botanical collections.
Several kinds are poisonous, and should not be planted near the house, and, if used at all, should be handled with great care, as accidents are frequent.
Their poisonous character is well known and feared in their native countries.
Rhus Vernicifera - The famous Lacquer Tree of Japan, and a graceful shrub in the milder parts of Britain, but it is said to be very poisonous.
It is a very poisonous plant, and must not be brought much into gardens.
Of poisonous plants only the berries of the tutu and the karaka are worth notice.
None of the dangerous wild beasts is common, but there are several varieties of poisonous snakes.
In other plants, only certain parts are poisonous.
Pediculicides can be poisonous if used improperly or too frequently and overuse can lead to the proliferation of chemically resistant lice.
The Gila Monster (Heloderma suspectum), a poisonous lizard, whose bite is injurious but rarely, if ever, fatal to man, also occurs in the desert regions.
Only 4 genera and 5 species of snakes are peculiar to New Guinea, many of them poisonous.
They knew poisonous plants, and could eliminate noxious properties.
Cyanogen is a colourless gas, possessing a peculiar characteristic smell, and is very poisonous.
For all exposed sawfly larvae hellebore washes are most fatal, but they must not be used over ripe or ripening fruit, as the hellebore is poisonous.
To the right of Spengel's osphradium is the opening of a peculiar gland which has, when dissected out, the form of a bunch of grapes; its secretion is said to be poisonous.
Several of the species are very poisonous.
- Nitroglycerin has a sweet burning taste and is decidedly poisonous.
The difficulty of extinguishing an underground fire in this way is, however, very great, as on account of the poisonous products of combustion it is impossible to attack it except in the rear, and even there the men are always in great danger from the reversal of the FIG.
On the other hand, as in mining ores containing lead, arsenic and mercury, the dust may be poisonous.
Turtle abound on the coast, and fish, of which some kinds, as the tetrodons (globe-fish), are poisonous, especially at certain seasons.
The subsoil not unfrequently contains materials which are deleterious to the growth of crops, and roots descending into it may absorb and convey these poisonous substances to other parts of the plant or be themselves damaged by contact with them.
As some of these sulphur compounds have a poisonous effect on plants, gas-lime cannot be applied to land directly without great risk or rendering it incapable of growing crops of any sort - even weeds - for some time.
It should therefore be kept a year or more in heaps in some waste corner and turned over once or twice so that the air can gain access to it and oxidize the poisonous ingredients in it.
of zinc enough sulphur is liberated to produce one ton of strong sulphuric acid, and unless this is collected not only are poisonous gases discharged, but the waste is considerable.
The animals are few, comprising a land tortoise, the armadillo, a species of boa, several poisonous snakes and some woodcock.
The latter set out on the afternoon of the 24th to lc ttempt to rescue people at Herculaneum, but came too late, and rent to Stabiae, where he spent the night, and died the following h ~orning, suffocated by the poisonous fumes which were ex- A
exists but is not poisonous.
Oxalic acid is very poisonous, and by reason of its great similarity in appearance to Epsom salts, it has been very frequently mistaken for this substance with, in many cases, fatal results.
They feed chiefly on invertebrate animals, and none are poisonous.
The majority are non-poisonous; but the majority of poisonous snakes must be referred to this category.
Poisonous as well as innocuous snakes are represented in this category.
They are unable to move on land, feed on fishes, are viviparous and poisonous.
The snakes with this grooved kind of tooth have been named Opisthoglyphi, and also Suspecti, because their saliva is more or less poisonous.
In the true poisonous snakes the maxillary dentition has undergone a special modification.
The effects of a bite by a poisonous snake upon a small mammal or bird are almost instantaneous, preventing its escape; and the snake swallows its victim at its leisure, sometimes hours after it has been killed.
Only very few poisonous snakes (like Naja elaps) are known to resent the approach of man so much as to follow him on his retreat and to attack him.
It contains albuminous bodies in solution, and is in fact a pure solution of two or more poisonous proteids, which are the active agents, with a small quantity of an organic acid or colouring matter.
Amphib., 1856) made a further improvement by combination of the principles used by his predecessors, and he divided the Angiostomata or narrow-mouthed snakes into Tortricina, Typhlopina and Uropeltacea; the Eurystomata into Iobola or poisonous, and Asinea or innocuous snakes.
Boulenger's phylogenetic system stands as follows: Viperidae Uropeltidae C. Opisthoglypha C. Proteroglypha Amblycephalidae mandible to the aglyphous or innocuous Colubridae, whence further differentiation in three new lines has taken place, - (i) the harmless Amblycephalidae as a side-issue, (2) the very poisonous proteroglyphous Elapidae, (3) the moderately or incipiently poisonous Opisthoglypha, out of some of which seem to have arisen the venomous Viperidae.
Most of these snakes, which number about 300 species, are moderately poisonous.
About 200 very poisonous species, e.g.
American genus Urotheca bear an extraordinary resemblance in coloration to the pretty, black, red and yellow poisonous Elaps.
They are all more or less poisonous, paralysing their prey before, or during the act of swallowing; the poison-fangs standing so far back in the mouth, these snakes cannot easily inflict wounds with them on man; moreover, the poison is not very strong and not available in large quantities.
A still more remarkable resemblance exists in the shape and striking, red, black and yellow coloration between Scolecophis aemulus of Chihuahua and the poisonous Elaps fulvius, the American coral-snake, but Cope has been careful to point out that these two creatures are not known to inhabit the same district.
These snakes are all very poisonous, mostly viviparous and found in all tropical and subtropical countries, with the exception of Madagascar and New Zealand.
- A Poisonous Snake (Elaps fulvius) swallowing a similarly coloured Opisthoglyphous Snake (Homalocranium semicinctum).
Sea-snakes belong to the most poisonous species of the whole order.
Accidents are rarely caused by them, because they are extremely shy and swim away on the least alarm; but, when surprised in the submarine cavities forming their natural retreats, they will, like any other poisonous terrestrial snake, dart at the disturbing object; and, when out of the water, they attempt to bite every object near them, even turning round to wound their own bodies.
All the Viperidae are very poisonous and all, except the African Atractaspis, are viviparous.
The plants generally contain an acrid poisonous juice.
The electrolytic parting of gold and silver has been shown to be more economical and free from the objections - such as the poisonous fumes - of the sulphuric acid process.
In some cases, as in Aloe venenosa, the juice is poisonous.
Like sulphur and selenium, tellurium combines directly with hydrogen to form telluretted hydrogen, TeH2, an extremely objectionable smelling and highly poisonous gas, which was first prepared by Sir H.
Acetylene was at one time supposed to be a highly poisonous gas, the researches of A.
It is obtained as a yellowish coloured mass and can be sublimed in the form of needles which melt at 40° C. It possesses an unpleasant smell and its vapour is extremely poisonous.
The majority of the species of Clupea are of greater or less utility to man; it is only a few tropical species that acquire, probably from their food, highly poisonous properties, so as to be dangerous to persons eating them.
Of snakes, 56 species are known, but only 12 are poisonous, and of these 4 are sea-snakes.
mesentericus do not develop below 15° C.; but if it be introduced into the alimentary canal of a child the spores will rapidly multiply, and in such cases large quantities of gas, giving rise to flatulency, will be formed, and possibly also poisonous decomposition products of albuminoid matter.
It is very poisonous, uniting with the haemoglobin of the blood to form carbonyl-haemoglobin.
Internally: Dilate solutions of potash, like other alkalis, are used to neutralize the poisonous effects of strong acids.
Lizards are not poisonous, with the single exception of Heloderma.
The Zapotecs, who call the creature Talachini, and other tribes of Mexico have endowed it with fabulous properties and fear it more than the most poisonous snakes.
About the same time he showed by a wonderful series of experiments that the colouring matter of Prussian blue could not be produced without the presence Of a substance of the nature of an acid, to which the name of prussic acid was ultimately given; and he described the composition, properties and compounds of this body, and even ascertained its smell and taste, quite unaware of its poisonous character.
It contains a bitter poisonous principle, picrotoxin, used in small doses to control the night sweats of phthisis.
Most notably is this the case with the poisonous products of syphilis.
The essential part of the medicinal treatment of this condition is the administration of iodides, which are able to decompose the insoluble albuminates of lead which have become locked up in the tissues, rapidly causing their degeneration, and to cause the excretion of the poisonous metal by means of the intestine and the kidneys.
It is detected by heating with ordinary alcohol and sulphuric acid, which gives rise to acetic ester or ethyl acetate, recognized by its" fragrant odour; or by heating with arsenious oxide, which forms the pungent and poisonous cacodyl oxide.
obtained by fractional distillation of the aqueous distillate, special precautions being necessary owing to the excessively poisonous nature of the free acid: K 4 Fe(NC),±3H 2 SO 4 = 2K2S04+FeS04+6HCN.
Ammonium cyanide, NH 4 NC, a white solid found to some slight extent in illuminating gas, is easily soluble in water and alcohol, and is very poisonous.
Potassium cyanide is an excessively poisonous, colourless, deliquescent solid; it is readily soluble in water, but almost insoluble in absolute alcohol.
It is not poisonous.
They possess an exceedingly unpleasant smell and are poisonous.
Stejneger, The Poisonous Snakes of North America, ibid., 1893 (Washington, 1895).
In cases where the poisonous material did its deadly work, it was held at once to indicate and rightly to punish guilt; but when it was rejected by the stomach of the accused, innocence was held to be satisfactorily established.
Although thus highly poisonous, the bean has nothing in external aspect, taste or smell to distinguish it from any harmless leguminous seed, and very disastrous effects have resulted from its being incautiously left in the way of children.
Laureola, spurge laurel, a small evergreen shrub with green flowers in the leaf axils towards the ends of the branches and ovoid black very poisonous berries, is found in England in copses and on hedge-banks in stiff soils.
The bright red ovoid berries are cathartic, the whole plant is acrid and poisonous, and the bark is used medicinally.
The same law prescribes conditions under which children between fourteen and eighteen years of age may be employed in the manufacture of white-lead, red-lead, paints, phosphorus, poisonous acids, tobacco or cigars, in mercantile establishments, stores, hotels, offices or in other places requiring protection to their health or safety; and it forbids the employment of boys under sixteen years of age or of girls under eighteen years of age in such factories or establishments more than ten hours a day (unless it be to prepare for a short day) or for more than fifty-eight hours to be chosen for the same term of service each voter shall vote for one only, and when three are to be chosen he shall vote for no more than two; candidates highest in vote shall be declared elected."
The earth was considered in ancient times a cure for old festering wounds, and for the bite of poisonous snakes.
Applied externally strychnine is a powerful antiseptic, but its poisonous nature prevents it from being used for this purpose.
The symptoms of strychnine poisoning usually appear within twenty minutes of the ingestion of a poisonous dose, starting with an uneasy sensation, stiffness at the back of the neck, twitching of the muscles and a feeling of impending suffocation.
In tropical America the genus Elaps, which is both poisonous and warningly coloured, is a model for several innocuous snakes.
So close indeed is the similarity that many monkeys, apes and human beings have an apparently instinctive fear of all snakes and do not discriminate between poisonous and non-poisonous forms. Hence it may be that innocuous snakes are in many instances sufficiently protected by their likeness in shape to poisonous species that close and exact resemblance in colour to particular species is superfluous.
The weevers are poisonous and the venom is concentrated principally in the six spines of the first dorsal fin.
Poisonous or noxious animals usually have some special advertising attribute, sometimes the display of conspicuous coloration, as in the skunk; sometimes the emission of sound as in the rattlesnake; sometimes a combination of the two, as in the common porcupine and the large black scorpions of Africa and India.
No lichen is known to be possessed of any poisonous properties to man, although Chlorea vulpina is believed by the Swedes to be so.
Zukal has considered that the lichen acids protect the lichen from the attacks of animals; the experiments of Zopf, however, have cast doubt on this; certainly lichens containing very bitter acids are eaten by mites though some of the acids appear to be poisonous to frogs.
In a fresh state it is poisonous and fatal to vegetation, and is often used for this reason to dress land infested with wireworms, grubs, club-root fungus, &c.
high, has fleshy poisonous roots, erect purple stems and white flowers.
(This material is very poisonous.) Many greenhouse insects can be kept more or less in check by careful and effective hosing of the plants at proper times.
The seeds contain a toxic substance, which makes them actively poisonous; so much so that three have been known to kill an adult.
It is highly poisonous.
If the membrane is of some impermeable substance, like gold leaf, the hyphae cannot dissolve its way through, but the tip finds the most minute pore and traverses the barrier by means of it, as it does a stoma on a leaf, We may hence conclude that a parasitic hyphae pierces some plants or their stomata and refuses to enter others, because in the former case there are chemotropically attractive substances present which are absent from the latter, or are there replaced by repellent poisonous or protective substances such as enzymes or antitoxins.
Diazomethane is a yellow inodorous gas, very poisonous and corrosive.
The most powerful is digitoxin C34H54011, an extremely poisonous and cumulative drug, insoluble in water.
It would seem, then, that what has been ambitiously called Malthus's theory of population, instead of being a great discovery as some have represented it, or a poisonous novelty, as others have considered it, is no more than a formal enunciation of obvious, though sometimes neglected, facts.
Of serpents there are only two poisonous kinds, the common viper and the adder (Kreuzotter).
The Drugging of Animals Act 1876 imposes a penalty on giving poisonous drugs to any domestic animal unlawfully.
There are many large and poisonous spiders and flies; fleas and mosquitoes abound.
It may be noted that all thallium compounds are poisonous.
All the salt-water snakes in India are poisonous, while the fresh-water forms are wholly innocuous.
A few are poisonous; several are good for eating.
Nickel carbonyl, however, is extremely poisonous.
Of reptiles, the rattlesnake and copperhead are the only poisonous species, but numerous harmless varieties are common.
Among the venomous reptiles and insects are the rattlesnake, the Gila monster (Heloderma suspectum), a poisonous lizard, and the tarantula (Mygale Heintzii), which, however, are common only in certain places and at certain seasons.
Meanwhile, the primitive meal is always more or less of a sacrament, and there are many food-taboos, the significance of which is, however, not so much that certain foods are unclean and poisonous as that they are of special virtue and must be partaken of solemnly and with circumspection.
Copper arsenite forms the basis of a number of once valuable, but very poisonous, pigments.
It is, however, a useful superficial caustic and antiseptic. All copper compounds are poisonous, but not so harmful as the copper arsenical pigments.
Of these, several poisonous species exist, including the cobra and karait (Naja tripudians and Bungarus caeruleus).
There are no poisonous snakes in the country, and, in a region so filled with lakes and rivers as the rainy south, only two species of batrachians.
It is poisonous and possesses a bitter taste, hence its name from the Greek 7rtKpos, bitter.
Most of these belong to the aromatic group of bodies, although one of them, antipyrin, belongs rather to the furfurol group. Carbolic acid has an antipyretic action, but on account of its poisonous properties it cannot be employed as an antipyretic. Salicylic acid has a strong antipyretic action, and is most commonly used in the form of its sodium salt, which is much more soluble than the acid itself.
The secretion of some digestive glands would prove poisonous if absorbed unchanged.
In some cases of chronic inflammation of the kidneys, where the disease is not extensive, the patient may continue in fair health for a number of years, provided attention be paid to the following rules: - (i) The body must be kept warm, and chills must be scrupulously avoided; (2) the digestion must be attended to carefully, so that no excess of poisonous bodies is formed in the intestine or absorbed from it; (3) eliminating channels such as the skin and bowel must be kept active.
In the latter case they become green and have an acrid taste, which renders them unpalatable to human beings, and as poisonous qualities are produced similar to those of many Solanaceae they are unwholesome.
It is a poisonous colourless gas, with a characteristic offensive smell.
It is a land of dust-storms and poisonous winds; a land where the thermometer never sinks below 100° F.
brain and kidneys, it may now be stated as an accepted fact that all the important results of bacteria in the tissues are due to poisonous bodies or toxins formed by them.
Brieger, in his earlier work, found that alkaloids were formed by bacteria in a variety of conditions, and that some of them were poisonous.
important engineering work was planned not only to afford a more convenient waterway between the upper Spree and the Havel (and thus to the Elbe), but was to remove from the city to its banks and vicinity those factories of which the noxious, gases and other poisonous emanations were regarded as dangerous to the health of the community.
" The Chinese recognize the following grades of opium: (I) ' raw opium,' as imported from India; (2) ' prepared opium,' opium made as above; (3) ' opium dross,' the scrapings from the opium pipe; this is reboiled and manufactured as a second-class prepared opium; a Chinese doctor stated lately at a coroner's inquest on a case of poisoning that it was more poisonous than the ordinary prepared opium; (4) ' nai chai ' (opium dirt), the insoluble residue left on exhausting the raw opium thoroughly with water.
Mytilus edulis is occasionally poisonous, owing to conditions not satisfactorily determined.
In certain Copepoda and Ostracoda glands of the same type produce a phosphorescent substance, and others, in certain Amphipoda and Branchiura, are believed to have a poisonous function.
Serpents are not numerous, but several species are poisonous.
In cases where the drug has been deliberately given for its poisonous action the results are still more severe.
Young, bromine, when dried over sulphuric acid, boils at 57.65° C., and when dried over phosphorus pentoxide, boils at 58.85° C. (under a pressure of 755.8 mm.), forming a deep red vapour, which exerts an irritating and directly poisonous action on the respiratory organs.
It is a colourless, extremely poisonous gas, possessing a characteristic offensive smell, resembling that of rotting fish.
Poisonous amounts of phosphorus are frequently taken or administered, criminally or accidentally, it being easily accessible to the public in the form of matches or of vermin pastes.
For a longer or shorter period of their lives ticks are parasitic upon vertebrate animals of various kinds; but although the belief that the bite of certain tropical species is poisonous has long been held by the natives of the countries they infest and has been recorded with corroborative evidence by European authors in books of travel, it is only of recent years that accurate information has been acquired of the part played by these Arachnids in transmitting from one host to another protozoal blood-parasites which cause serious or fatal diseases to man and other animals.
It was first recorded as poisonous by Livingstone and is now known to be the carrier of the Spirochaete of relapsing fever in man, known as tick fever.
The plant is poisonous, acting as a powerful local and general stimulant, diaphoretic, emmenagogue and anthelmintic; it was formerly employed both internally and externally.
The public at first strongly opposed its introduction on the ground of the poisonous properties of the carbon monoxide, which is present in it to the extent of about 28 to 30%.
Still when this comes to be diluted with 60 to 75% of ordinary coal gas, containing as a rule only 4 to 6% of carbon monoxide, the percentage of poisonous monoxide in the mixture falls to below 16%, which experience has shown to be a fairly safe limit.
These artificial preparations are highly poisonous.
Henbane yields a poisonous alkaloid, hyoscyamine, which is stated to have properties almost identical with those of atropine, from which it differs in being more soluble in water.
In poisonous doses it causes loss of speech, distortion and paralysis.
Arsenic and most of its soluble compounds are very poisonous, and consequently the methods used for the detection of arsenic are very important.
Arsenic compounds can be detected in the dry way by heating in a tube with a mixture of sodium carbonate and charcoal when a deposit of black amorphous arsenic is produced on the cool part of the tube, or by conversion of the compound into the trioxide and heating with dry sodium acetate when the offensive odour of the extremely poisonous cacodyl oxide is produced.
It is a colourless gas of unpleasant smell, excessively poisonous, very slightly soluble in water.
Arsenic trichloride, AsCl3, is prepared by distilling white arsenic with concentrated sulphuric acid and common salt, or by the direct union of arsenic with chlorine, or from the action of phosphorus pentachloride on white arsenic. It is a colourless oily heavy liquid of specific gravity 2.205 (o° C.), which, when pure and free from chlorine, solidifies at - 18°C., and boils at 132 °C. It is very poisonous and decomposes in moist air with evolution of white fumes.
Arsenious oxide is very poisonous.
On distillation of equal parts of dry potassium acetate and arsenious oxide, a colourless liquid of unbearable smell passes over, which is spontaneously inflammable and excessively poisonous.
Metallic arsenic is probably not poisonous, but as it usually becomes oxidized in the alimentary canal, the usual symptoms of arsenical poisoning follow its use.
Snakes are also plentiful, many poisonous kinds being found.
The chromates are stable towards heat; they are poisonous, and may be recognized by the yellow precipitates they give with soluble barium and lead salts.
The solution is strongly acid in reaction and is very poisonous.
To the quantity of solid matter suspended in its water the Dead Sea owes, beside its saltness, its buoyancy and its poisonous properties.
The absence of vegetation on its shores, due to the scanty rainfall and general want of fresh water - except in the neighbourhood of springs like `Ain Feshkhah and `Ain Jidi, where a luxuriant subtropical vegetation is found - accounts for the story that no plant could live in the poisonous air which broods over the sea.
published on the poisonous secretion of batrachians (34), which is utilized by the Indians of South America for poisoning their arrows.
Boulenger, "The Poisonous Secretion of Batrachians," Nat.
Pharmacology is also related to toxicology, as many remedial and other agents are more or less poisonous when given in large doses, but it does not include the detection, tests, and the other strictly medico-legal aspects of poisoning.
(early in the 19th century) that plants owe their H remedial and poisonous qualities to small quantities of definite active principles, such as alkaloids and neutral bodies, which can be extracted in a chemically pure condition, had also a very important effect on its development.
Some individuals, however, never become tolerant, and show poisonous effects on each repetition of the dose.
The explanation in these cases is that the drug is absorbed more rapidly than it is excreted, hence there is a tendency to accumulation in the body until a point is reached when the amount becomes poisonous.
- This includes the male-fern, santonin, cusso, pomegranate bark, pumpkin seeds and many other substances containing active principles which have a specific poisonous action on intestinal parasitic worms. Apart from this their actions vary considerably, but are of little practical importance.
They all have a poisonous action on protoplasm, which makes them useful in medicine as antiseptics, disinfectants, germicides, anti-fermentatives and parasiticides; when locally applied they are more or less irritating, and, when very dilute, astringent.
Locally their destructive and irritating effects vary a good deal, but even when very dilute they all have a marked poisonous action on bacteria, white blood corpuscles, yeast and similar organisms. After absorption most of them exercise a depressing effect upon the nervous system, and are capable of reducing high temperature.
Pilocarpine has an action closely allied to that of nicotine, but as it is much less poisonous (the effects produced by small doses being chiefly excessive sweating and salivation), it is capable of being utilized in medicine.
The cinchona alkaloids have a specifically poisonous effect on the parasites of malaria when present in human blood, and are poisonous to all low organisms.
On the whole it is an unpleasant foul stream running between poisonous banks, and as such it seems to have been regarded by the Jews and other Syrians.
As the man who raised her while her father ruled Tiyan, he alone was spared the poisonous wrath of the demon.
added to flour (fairly harmless ), lead to bread (poisonous ).
The accumulation of poisonous alkaloids can result in liver sclerosis, which may not be obvious for up to eighteen months.
Some house plants, including amaryllis, chrysanthemum, lilies and cyclamen are poisonous to cats but may be hard for them to resist.
Carbon monoxide detectors detect carbon monoxide detectors detect carbon monoxide, a poisonous gas with no smell, taste or color.
Identifies the presence of any gas leaks or poisonous carbon monoxide.
Both Tomas and his mother became paralyzed after eating poisonous cassava.
It is a white, crystalline solid, of a bitter, somewhat caustic taste, with a very poisonous action.
cowherd boys used to tend their cows in a meadow where a terrible poisonous snake lived.
Incorporating them into chickens may well produce demented as well as poisonous chickens.
They protect the environment by using oxygen to convert poisonous carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons into harmless carbon dioxide and water.
Its poisonous nature must act as a further discouragement.
The mushrooms that were edible become poisonous and those that were poisonous become edible.
I think perhaps that a poisonous effluvium is emitted from the luminous substance.
The failure to agree a UN mandate for the war was poisonous debacle which left bruised egos all round.
From the open door there reeked a horrible poisonous exhalation which set us gasping and coughing.
It was as if the poisonous exhalations of the motif had spread to the very paint surface.
Deeply refrigerated flammable, non-flammable, and poisonous gases such as butane, oxygen, propane, and aqualung cylinders.
Steyn DG (1934) The Toxicology of Plants in South Africa together with a consideration of poisonous foodstuffs and fungi.
For example, it appears to produce antioxidants in response to harmful free radicals and other poisonous toxins it encounters.
A short walk brings us to Red frog Beach to see the tiny poisonous red frogs.
UN and human rights groups put the death toll at upwards of 100,000; poisonous gas was used against scores of Kurdish villages.
Campbell falsely charges that PH " have also urged patients to take a poisonous drug called ' organic germanium ' .
They contain cardiac glycosides which render them extremely poisonous on ingestion.
Leaves produced containing higher levels of poisonous cyanogenic glycosides, alkaloids & other compounds.
Waste treatment plants remove some of the most poisonous wastes from sewage, but most treated sewage still contains material harmful to the ocean.
Some even classify it with the poisonous plant hemlock!
It also includes poisonous species such a poison hemlock, water hemlock and fools parsley.
Auckland: Auckland Regional Council Cleland JB (1914) Plants, including fungi, poisonous or otherwise injurious to man in Australia.
To impregnate (the air, or something to be eaten, etc.) with poison; to render poisonous.
poisonous than arsenic.
Many people are afraid to gather wild mushrooms, probably because they are quite rightly wary of picking poisonous ones.
The body doesn't care about the source of chemicals broken down during digestion; a completely natural plant such as yew or foxglove can be poisonous, while a man-made aspirin, benign.
For example, boric acid, a poisonous pesticide and roach killer, is also used as a fire retardant in the conventional mattresses.
Do it yourself organic pest control is a safe and effective alternative to poisonous pesticides for controlling the bugs in your lawn and garden.
If this product is mixed with bleach, the solution gives off a poisonous gas.
Some grime can be poisonous to your eye, and catching an insect on your pupil can lead to severe pain that will immediately take you out of the race.
The green minions can clear poisonous gas and their primary attack is a backstab.
Weapons range from a simple poisonous stick to laser guns and rocket launchers.
Vehicles you encounter are small, heavy-duty army trucks to floating disks that take you over poisonous or toxic areas.
There are more than 700 species of poisonous plants in the United States.
There is no way to tell by looking at a plant if it is poisonous.
The bulb of the hyacinth and daffodil are toxic, but the flowers are not; while the flowers of the jasmine plant are the poisonous part.
Moreover, some plants are confusing because portions of them are eaten as food while other parts are poisonous.
For example, the fleshy stem (tuber) of the potato plant is nutritious; however, its roots, sprouts, and vines are poisonous.
The leaves of tomatoes are poisonous, while the fruit is not.
Rhubarb stalks are good to eat, but the leaves are poisonous.
It is often difficult to tell if a person has eaten a poisonous plant because there are no tell-tale empty containers and no unusual lesions or odors around the mouth.
Many products used daily in the home are poisonous if swallowed.
Personal care products found in the home can also be poisonous.
Items such as windshield washer fluid, antifreeze, and pesticides are poisonous and should be placed where children cannot reach them.
Poisonous plants in the home need to be identified and either removed or placed where children cannot reach them.
Toxin-A poisonous substance usually produced by a microorganism or plant.
It can also, however, be acquired after exposure to poisonous substances.
However, their venom is highly poisonous.
One theory suggests that the bacteria produce some kind of poisonous chemical (toxin).
The first and most annoying symptom of a poisonous plant rash is severe itching.
Any clothing that has been exposed to poisonous plants should be handled carefully and laundered immediately.
People should make sure outdoor pet areas are free of poisonous plants and never let a dog run unleashed in the woods or other areas with dense vegetation.
Soothing the itching is the best way to help a child get through the misery of a poisonous plant rash.