crotoxin
cro·tox·in (krō'tŏkʹsĭn) n.
A crystalline neurotoxin found in the venom of the rattlesnake, Crotalus terrificus.
  [New Latin Crotalus, rattlesnake genus (from Latin crotalum, kind of rattle or castanet, from Greek krotalon, clapper, from krotein, to strike, beat) + toxin.]

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