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Descriptor English:   Russell's Viper 
Descriptor Spanish:   VÝbora de Russell 
Descriptor Portuguese:   VÝbora de Russell 
Synonyms English:   Russell Viper
Russells Viper
Viper, Russell's
Vipera russelii  
Tree Number:   B01.050.150.900.833.672.125.937.750
Definition English:   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) 
Indexing Annotation English:   a genus of vipers; its venom: coord IM with VIPER VENOMS (IM)
History Note English:   94 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification EM embryology
GE genetics GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PH physiology
SU surgery UR urine
VI virology  
Record Number:   31063 
Unique Identifier:   D017840 

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