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Russell's Viper MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Russell's Viper
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.833.672.125.937.750
Unique ID
D017840
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017840
Annotation
a genus of vipers; its venom: coord IM with VIPER VENOMS (IM)
Scope Note
A genus of snakes of the family VIPERIDAE. It is distributed in West Pakistan, most of India, Burma, Ceylon, Thailand, southeast China, Taiwan, and a few islands of Indonesia. It hisses loudly when disturbed and strikes with great force and speed. Very prolific, it gives birth to 20-60 young. This viper is the leading cause of snakebite in India and Burma. (Moore: Poisonous Snakes of the World, 1980, p127)
Entry Term(s)
Vipera russelii
Registry Number
txid8707
Previous Indexing
Snakes (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/02/16
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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