irukandji


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irukandji

(ˌɪrʊˈkændʒɪ)
n
a tiny but highly venomous Australian jellyfish
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They range from the highly venomous Irukandji jellyfish to the giant lion's mane jellyfish, which is one of the longest recorded creatures with a length of 121 feet.
Irukandji and Chironex fleckeri jellyfish envenomation in tropical Australia.
Marine biologists have listed the hell's fire sea anemone as among the world's toxic and stinging sea creatures, along with the sea wasp box jellyfish, Irukandji jellyfish, Portuguese man o'war, cannonball jellyfish, moon jellyfish, lion's mane jellyfish, crown-of-thorns sea star, textile cone, reef stonefish, banded sea krait, short-tail stingray, soft sea slugs or nudibranchs, lionfish, puffer fish, scorpionfish, Caribbean fire coral, blue-ringed octopus, stargazer fish, striped eel catfish and sea nettle.
Southall's biggest gripe with the trip was a potentially fatal brush with an irukandji jellyfish, a serious hazard for holiday goers on the Barrier Reef.
Only days before his idyllic job comes to an end, Mr Southall said he was stung by a Irukandji, a tiny but deadly jellyfish, during a "post-Christmas jetski session".
After finishing off a "Christmas jetski session" he felt what he thought was a bee sting, but which turned out to be the potentially deadly Irukandji jellyfish, native to that part of the world.
Ben Southall - who won a contest - and a $120,000 salary - to blog for six months about life on Australia's Hamilton Island to promote tourism wrote that he was lucky to have survived his brush with the extremely venomous Irukandji jellyfish.
jellyfish) occasionally results in Irukandji syndrome, characterized byback, chest, and abdominal pain; other nonspecific myalgias; nausea; vomiting; restlessness; localized piloerection and sweating; tachycardia; and hypertension.
Chris Newbrook, 28, was snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef when he was stung by a 3in irukandji.
Chris Newbrook, from Roath, Cardiff, was snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef when he was attacked by an irukandji jellyfish earlier this week.
Asi, el sulfato de Mg es administrado para una gran cantidad de desordenes clinicos, entre los cuales podemos destacar: preeclampsia y partos pre-terminos, desordenes cardiovasculares, procesos de isquemia cerebral, asma, migranas, y sindrome Irukandji entre otros.