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n.1.(Zool.) A large and highly venomous Asiatic viper (Daboia xanthica).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It merits mention here, he said that out of 17 species of snakes only 5 species were venomous that are: Common Krait (Bungarus aeruleus ), Black Cobra (Naja naja), Brown Cobra (Naja oxiana), Saw-Scaled Viper (Echis carinatus sochireki ) and Russell's Viper (Daboia russelii).
The Russell's viper from Eastern group is named as Daboia siamensis while western Russell's viper is named as Daboia russelli.
Hong indicated that snakebites on the whole island were most commonly attributed to Protobothrops mucrosquamatus and Trimeresurus stejnegeri between 1995 and 2000.[2] The epidemiological distribution of bites from other snakes varies, with Deinagkistrodon acutus and Daboia russelli siamensis in the southern and eastern parts of the island and Naja atra the most common in central Taiwan.[2] However, as time passes, the incidence of snakebites may be changing.
Field trial of efficacy of local compression immobilization first-aid technique in Russell's viper (Daboia russelii siamensis) bite patients.
The Palestine viper, or daboia palaestinae, was selected based on an online vote.
Epidemiology and clinical picture of the Russell's viper (Daboia russelii russelii) bite in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka: a prospective study of 336 patients.
Tan, "Venom proteomics and antivenom neutralization for the Chinese eastern Russell's viper, Daboia siamensis from Guangxi and Taiwan," Scientific Reports, vol.
Rajaratnam, "Hypopituitarism following envenoming by Russell's vipers (Daboia siamensis and D.
Bites due to Daboia russelli (Russell's viper) is common in Northern Sri Lanka.
Shih et al., "Daboxin p, a major phospholipase [A.sub.2] enzyme from the indian daboia russelii russelii venom targets factor x and factor xa for its anticoagulant activity," PLoS ONE, vol.
Kurkalang et al., "Mechanism of apoptosis induction in human breast cancer MCF-7 cell by Ruviprase, a small peptide from Daboia russelii russelii venom," Chemico-Biological Interactions, vol.