The venom of the various kinds of snakes acts differently.
She spoke, venom in her voice.
Venom replaced saliva and his jaw began to ache.
The ache returned to his jaw as he swallowed venom, and the fangs painfully emerged.
The toxicity or relative strength of the cobra venom has been calculated to be sixteen times that of the European viper.
An excellent account of the nature and of the effect of the venom of snakes, by Charles J.
Jackson drank deeply and enjoyed his venom coursing through Elisabeth, eliciting wave after wave of euphoria.
Dried venom keeps indefinitely, and dissolves readily in water.
She stiffened briefly as she realized what had happened, but before she could even raise a hand to resist; his venom had produced a surge of euphoria.
Connor approached; Jackson could see he was swallowing venom and his fangs were emerging.
If the venom is slowly absorbed, the blood loses its coagulability, owing to the breaking down of the red blood-corpuscles, most so with vipers, less with Australian snakes, least so with the cobra.
Gladys, because I saw the venom in her eyes after Shipton took advantage of her.
This toxin-containing broth is injected into a horse in increasing doses, just as in the case of the serpent venom, and after the resistance of the horse has been much increased it is bled into sterilized vessels and the blood is allowed to coagulate.
Weir Mitchell and others have shown that serpent venom consists chiefly of albumoses, and the toxins formed by infective bacilli have a somewhat similar chemical nature.
Bummer, I bet your venom is to die for.
Although this result is best obtained when the venom and serum are mixed in a glass before injection, yet if they be injected at the same time in different parts of the body the animal will still be protected and the poison will not produce its usual deadly results.
He ceased drinking, but still allowed venom to flow freely until she finally loosened her grip, exhausted.
"But anyone harboring them is breaking the law—especially in my county," Fitzgerald said, the usual venom in his voice.
It is interesting to note that in the case of the closely analogous example of snake venoms, there may be separated from a single venom a number of toxic bodies which have a selective action on different animal tissues.
The cobra venom is supposed to extinguish the functions of the various nerve-centres of the cerebro-spinal system, the paralysation extending from below upwards, and it has a special affinity for the respiratory centre.
From the alighting board, instead of the former spirituous fragrant smell of honey and venom, and the warm whiffs of crowded life, comes an odor of emptiness and decay mingling with the smell of honey.
When this is clotted the serum is found to act as an anti-venin, so that when mixed with the venom of a snake it renders it harmless.
What occurs with snake venom takes place also when the toxins are formed by microbes, and a new method of treatment by anti-toxic serums has been introduced of late years with great success.
A snake which she had fashioned for the purpose stung the god, who sent for her as a last resort in his unendurable agony; whereupon she represented to him that nothing but his own mysterious name could overcome the venom of the snake.
The weevers are poisonous and the venom is concentrated principally in the six spines of the first dorsal fin.
Calmette and Fraser found that when small doses of snake venom, insufficient to cause death, are injected into an animal, temporary disturbance is produced; but after a few days the animal recovers, and a larger dose is then required to produce any symptoms. By gradually increasing the dose the animal becomes more and more resistant, until at last a dose fifty times as great as that which would at first have produced immediate death can be injected without doing the animal any harm.
To Edward Jenner we owe the discovery that vaccination protects against smallpox, and it is now generally acknowledged that smallpox and vaccine are ' Quoted by Weir Mitchell, "Researches on the Venom of the Rattlesnake," Smithsonian Contributions (1860), p. 97.
The venom is generally introduced into the subcutaneous tissue, whence it reaches the general circulation by absorption through the lymph and blood-vessels.
The Australian venom and that of all viperine snakes, perhaps also that of the cobra, if introduced rapidly into the circulation, occasions extensive intravascular clotting.
The Ulster annalists give a very different estimate of the great Talbot from that of Shakespeare: "A son of curses for his venom and a devil for his evils; and the learned say of him that there came not from the time of Herod, by whom Christ was crucified, any one so wicked in evil deeds " (O'Donovan's Four Masters).
16; presages recovery or death of patients); (4) the pelican (recalls its young to life by its own blood); (5) the owl (or nyktikorax; loves darkness and solitude); (6) the eagle (renews its youth by sunlight and bathing in a fountain); (7) the phoenix (revives from fire); (8) the hoopoe (redeems its parents from the ills of old age); (9) the wild ass (suffers no male besides itself); (1 o) the viper (born at the cost of both its parents' death); (I I) the serpent (sheds its skin; puts aside its venom before drinking; is afraid of man in a state of nudity; hides its head and abandons the rest of its body); (12) the ant (orderly and laborious; prevents stored grain from germinating; distinguishes wheat from barley on the stalk); (13) the sirens and onocentaurs (Isa.
Tristan achieves this feat, but, overcome by the venom exhaled from the dragon's tongue, which he has cut out, falls in a swoon.
Mitchill (1764-1831) pointed out in America the resemblance which exists between symptoms of Anti- poisoning by snake venom and infective fevers.'
Hitherto no attempt had been made to determine what particular parts of the body were especially affected by drugs, but Fontana showed, in his great work (Florence, 1765) on the venom of the viper and on other poisons, that the general symptoms were brought about by an action on particular organs.
venom of snakes.
Will he have the families spitting lyrical venom or are hip-hop reinforcements required?
Very few species of spider are able to inject venom through human skin.
Often a snake will give you a'dry ' bite containing no venom.
Spiders use webs to trap their victims, then using their potent venom, they slowly digest their prey.
Unfortunately, Allen failed to inject any real venom into the strike, allowing Williams to claim the ball at a second attempt.
I don't get why previous comments should therefore show so much venom to a Labor web site World Cup blog.
But Roger sang it and I don't think I could sing it with the same particular venom.
such venom, such a stunning strike, maybe the winner of goal of the season already.
venom sacs recovered subcutaneously from the victim's face, arm and neck.
venom gland from a parasitic wasp.
venom therapy has become available, which doesn't require you being stung or injected!
Pit viper venom can involve virtually every organ system.
Luckily, you don't have to be stung to benefit from bee venom!
The potential danger of these creatures should not be underestimated for their poison is 75% the strength of cobra venom, .
DAVE: How bad off did the snake venom treatment put you?
Contrary to popular belief, spider venom can't kill the average human being.
viper venom can involve virtually every organ system.
His first effort, a 25-yard volley, struck with venom, stung the hands of Doblas.
The venom is destroyed by reagents which precipitate prdteids in an insoluble form, or which destroy them, e.g.
- These are substances which antagonize the toxins formed in the body by pathogenic organisms, the toxins of snake venom and other animal poisons, and vegetable toxins such as abrin, ricin, &c. A healthy person can be rendered insusceptible by gradually accustoming him to increasing doses of these poisons, and this immunity is due to antitoxins which are found in the blood-serum and which are products of the blood cells.
MULDER: Bee stingers and venom sacs recovered subcutaneously from the victim 's face, arm and neck.
Scorpion venom The sketch writers are the best read chroniclers of the passing parliamentary pageant.
Instead, chemists studied the structure of the proteins from the snake venom.
Instead of breathing fire it spat venom or spewed poison gas.
He attacked the whole notion of social change and reserved his worst venom for the ' swinish multitude '.
A Zeneca spokesman said: You would n't be pumping people full of raw tarantula venom.
On top of that the Ash tree has always been regarded as a protector and a supreme medicine against the venom of snakes.
Often a snake will give you a 'dry ' bite containing no venom.
I do n't get why previous comments should therefore show so much venom to a Labor web site World Cup blog.
But Roger sang it and I do n't think I could sing it with the same particular venom.
Such venom, such a stunning strike, maybe the winner of goal of the season already.
The images shown below are all of the same slide; a venom gland from a parasitic wasp.
Most of the species located in the south and central America area have a less active venom.
Dr. Bryan Fry gets up close and personal to milk its deadly venom.
Recently a more convenient way of benefiting from bee venom therapy has become available, which does n't require you being stung or injected !
His words were spoken with an unusual amount of venom.
It wasn't the venom she feared, although she was cautious, but the way the body writhed and slithered.
"But anyone harboring them is breaking the lawâ€”especially in my county," Fitzgerald said, the usual venom in his voice.
bee venom than being stung!
corpulent men in suits taking most of the venom.
This was due to the organ having to produce white corpuscles in huge quantities in defense against the snake's venom.
fang marks may suggest the presence of snake venom anticoagulant.
This poison fang is supplied with venom from a gland in the head.
Entering service in July 1954 it became the Royal Air ForceÃ¢s standard single-seat fighter, replacing Meteor, Saber and Venom aircraft.
freeze-dry venom in Nectar Ease is collected in water traps to preserve volatile compounds and is then freeze-dried and purified.
inositol triphosphate receptors with an engineered binding site stained with snake venom.
jealous lover with real venom.
Full, pursing lips, Waiting perhaps to open, to receive, not sure; Possibly venom to spit.
The depletion is unaffected by cobra venom factor treatment and thus presumably does not depend on complement lysis (Isaacs et al 1992 ).
mamba venom, you do not recover.
Lots of stinging nematocysts, full of venom, implant into your skin and pump in the poison.
Just under 2 fluid ounces of its venom is enough to kill an elephant or twenty people within minutes.
The venom of the wasp contains a pheromone that acts as an alarm causing other wasps to become more aggressive.
We had puff adders around, and if their venom enters your system, you have 12 hours to live.
pursel, pursing lips, Waiting perhaps to open, to receive, not sure; Possibly venom to spit.
October 2001 The Boulmer Venom An account of how a Venom was force landed on one of the disused runways at Boulmer in 1953.
MULDER: Bee stingers and venom sacs recovered subcutaneously from the victim's face, arm and neck.
scorpion venom The sketch writers are the best read chroniclers of the passing parliamentary pageant.
spitstead of breathing fire it spat venom or spewed poison gas.
Luckily, you do n't have to be stung to benefit from bee venom !
Contrary to popular belief, spider venom ca n't kill the average human being.
Heat can inactivate the effectiveness of venom, so applying heat to the affected bug bite area should relieve the itch.
Don't use tweezers, because squeezing with tweezers may cause even more venom to be released.
Advertised as producing "bee-stung" lips Lip Venom has been known to sting and spice your lips for a short-term lip plumping affect.
For a bolder fashion statement, Twilight Venom adds a shimmering crimson stain to your lips.
DuWop's Lip Venom claims to be the first lip plumper on the makeup market.
No matter whom you believe, Lip Venom by DuWop is a familiar component in a promising makeup artist's kit.
Lip Venom rolls on gently and shines up your lips perfectly.
In some of these online games you'll face off against Venom as you fight to save your own life.
The Ultimate Challenge Online Game - In this online game at MoFunZone, you need to fight Venom using a variety of moves and blocks.
The villain is Venom, once again, but this time instead of fighting you are navigating your way through various leaps and jumps from web to web, making your way to where you will save the woman you love.
Sony Pictures offers what most fans would definitely consider the best website filled with high-quality Spiderman 3 games that you can play online for free, including the Venom Ultimate Challenge, Spider Launch, and The Battle Within.
They do possess a certain amount of venom for paralyzing prey, but it hasn't nearly enough potency to do any harm to a healthy human.
Nearly all spiders are venomous, as they must use their venom to paralyze their prey.
Relatively few, however, possess venom at sufficient volume and potency to be harmful to humans.
This platinum selling album featured four smash hits: Helena, The Ghost of You, I'm Not Okay (I Promise) and Thank You for the Venom.
Then play in Versus Mode as Spiderman vs. Venom in the New York City bridge area.
One of the new elements in the Spider-Man 3 movie was the inclusion of the black suit that caused the creation of the Venom character.
DJ Venom also has put a Happy Hardcore version out there.
The same doesn't exactly go for Venom, but you'll be able to unlock his rampage mode at the end of the game.
Spiderman is much more agile, relying on his webshooters and spider senses, whereas Venom possesses a lot more strength along with the ability to leap over buildings and suck enemies in for health regeneration.
Venom is pretty much everything you could wish for.
There certainly is some replay value to be had, especially if you beat the game and unlock Venom's rampage mode.
Almost all of those deaths are the result of allergic reactions to the sting and not of exposure to the venom itself.
This family of snakes delivers its venom through two long, hinged fangs in the upper jaw.
Some pit vipers carry potent venom that can threaten the brain and spinal cord.
The venom of others, such as the copperhead, is less harmful.
Coral snakes also have short fangs and a small mouth, which lowers the risk of a bite actually forcing venom into the human body.
However, their venom is highly poisonous.
Multiple stings can have much more severe consequences, such as anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction that occurs in children who are hypersensitive to the venom.
Many pit viper and coral snake bites (20%) fail to poison their victim or introduce only a small amount of venom into the victim's body.
One to seven hours after the bite, the victim begins to experience the effects of the venom, which include tingling at the wound site, weakness, nausea, vomiting, excessive salivation, and irrational behavior.
Jellyfish venom is delivered by barbs called nematocysts, which are located on the creature's tentacles and penetrate the skin of people who brush up against them.
Tail spines are the delivery mechanism for stingray venom.
Stingray venom produces immediate, excruciating pain that lasts several hours.
The antidote for severe widow spider bites is a substance called antivenin, which contains antibodies taken from the blood serum of horses injected with spider venom.
Ice should never be used on the wound site nor should attempts be made to suck out the venom.
Stingray wounds should be washed with saltwater and then soaked in very hot water for 30 to 90 minutes to neutralize the venom.
Stingray venom kills its human victims on rare occasions.
Children who are suspected of being allergic should consult an allergist about shots that can reduce reactions to bee and wasp venom (venom immunotherapy).
Venom immunotherapy in children leads to a significantly lower risk of reaction to stings up to ten to 20 years after treatment is stopped.
Approaching a snake, even a dead one, can be dangerous since the venom of recently killed snakes may still be active.
For example, uterine tissue can enter the mother's circulation during prolonged labor, introducing foreign proteins into the blood, or the venom of some exotic snakes can activate one of the clotting factors.
The class of insects capable of injecting venom into a person is called Hymenoptera.
Insect venom is made up of proteins and other substances that usually only cause itching, pain, and swelling in those who are stung.
Some children may have a venom allergy, and more serious reactions can result if they are stung.
Bee, wasp, and insect stings cause more deaths in the United States than any other kind of injection of venom.
Allergic reactions to insect stings result from an overreaction of a child's immune system to the venom injected by the insect.
After the first sting, the child's body produces an allergic substance called immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibody, which reacts with the insect venom.
If the child is stung again by the same type of insect or by one from a similar species, the insect venom will interact with the IgE antibody produced in response to the previous sting.
Avoid squeezing the venom sac, as this can force more venom into the skin.
Allergy shots for insect stings, also known as venom immunotherapy, can be an effective treatment for children who experience a severe reaction to insect stings.
Venom immunotherapy is a highly effective vaccination program that actually prevents future sting reactions in most patients who receive them.
The treatment normally involves twice weekly injections of venom in dosages that are gradually increased over about 10 to 20 weeks.
"Insect Sting Allergy with Negative Venom Skin Test Responses."
Venomized Spiderman: The symbiote known as Venom became an integral part of the Spiderman universe and this also introduced the much loved black and white spidey costume.
In the films, Spider-Man encounters a cast of enemies including the Green Goblin (who happens to be Harry's billionaire father), Venom, the Sandman, the new Green Goblin (best friend Harry himself), Doctor Ock and more.
The Sandman teams up with the Venom to try and spell the end of Spider-Man.
The Venom is often thought to be the darker side of Spider-Man.
The part of Venom is played by Topher Grace.
For children who have a known allergy to the venom of honeybees, parents need to use caution (and consult with a physician) before using any honeybee products.
Basically, they're injecting your skin with their venom.
The primary culprit is a substance called melittin, which is the most toxic component of bee venom.
Venom may continue to enter the skin as much as 60 seconds after you've been stung, so the quicker the stinger is removed, the better.
The faster it is removed, the less venom will be injected - and thus, the chances of suffering severe symptoms are greatly reduced.
This is known to minimize the occurrence of swelling and halt the venom from spreading.
Unlike biting insects, wasps leave their stinger in the surface of the wound, continuing to deposit the venom that causes a reaction when entering the body through the bloodstream.
This will help lessen the bee venom's inflammation.
Do not squeeze to get the stinger out or you will release more venom making the sting worse.
Some people are highly allergic to yellow jacket venom, so they should always carry a sting treatment kit during outdoor activities.
Any tentacles remaining on the skin will need to be removed carefully (preferably with gloves) to avoid further exposure to the poisonous venom.
cobra venom, .
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