Vipera aspis

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Noun1.Vipera aspis - of southern EuropeVipera aspis - of southern Europe; similar to but smaller than the adder
viper - venomous Old World snakes characterized by hollow venom-conducting fangs in the upper jaw
genus Vipera, Vipera - type genus of the Viperidae
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Indeed, annual variation in size of offspring (egg or hatchling) has been studied poorly in snakes in general (Seigel and Ford, 1987), although it has been documented for two oviparous species (rough green snake Opheodrys aestivus, among females, Plummer, 1983; brown water python Liasis fuscus, both within and among females, Madsen and Shine, 1996) and two viviparous species (T sirtalis, Gregory and Larsen, 1993; asp Vipera aspis, Bonnet et al.
10) A review of the literature on severe problems of the upper extremity caused by snakebite revealed a report of acute compartmental syndrome of the hand due to the bite of Vipera aspis, (11) but we found no previous report o f necrotizing fasciitis.

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