ophio-, ophi-, ophid-, -ophis; -ophidio, -ophidia

(Greek: snake, snakelike, serpent)

ophiophagous, ophiophagus
1. Eating or consuming serpents; there is a genus of very venomous serpents allied to the cobra, inhabiting the East Indies, that eat other snakes.
2. Feeding on serpents; said of certain birds and other reptiles.
Ophiophagus hannah
A venomous snake of the Elapidae family; the king cobra.
ophiophilia
A love or fondness for snakes.
ophiophilism
A fondness for snakes.
ophiophilist
Someone who has a special fondness for snakes and other reptiles.
A man is an ophiophilist who loves his serpent pets.
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ophiophobe
A person who has an abnormal and excessive fear of snakes or other reptiles.
ophiophoby
An abnormal, or excessive, fear of snakes.
ophiosaur
A lizard with features similar to a snake.
ophiosaurian
A combination of the characteristics of a snake and a lizard.
ophiosaurus
A snake-like lizard.
ophiostaphyle
Snake grape.
ophiotoxemia, ophitoxemia
Poisoning from snake venom.
ophiotoxicology
1. The study of snake venom.
2. The toxicology of snake venoms.
ophiotoxin
Snake poison.
ophiphagous
Eating snakes.

A cross reference of other word family units that are related directly, or indirectly, with: "snakes or other reptiles": angui-; coluber-; herpeto-; reptil-; sauro-.