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Definition of the noun acanthophis antarcticus
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- venomous Australian snake resembling an adder
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by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
Acanthophis antarcticus; gray- brown, dark, banded, 30-inch Australian elapid snake that is aggressive and a rapid striker. The venomisapotent toxin. The bite often leaves no mark butisusually fatal. desert death a. Acanthophis pyrrhus;a ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
death adder, Acanthophis antarcticus a distinctive, venomous Australian snake with a triangular head, ...
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
Death adder (Acanthophis antarcticus); Australian tiger snakes (Notechis spp.); Australian copperhead (Denisonia spp.) FAMILY: SEA SNAKES (Hydrophiidae) SUBFAMILY: Laticaudinae Examples: ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
Acanthophis antarcticus. Dufalone. dicumarol. dugaldin. a toxic glycoside, originally isolated from Helenium hoopsii. It is a strong irritant, is toxic to cattle and the chief cause of sneezeweed poisoning, q.v. Dugasiella. a genus of spiders (Family ...
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
eially the spine-tailed Acanthophis antarcticus, which is widely distributed from South Australia to the Moluccas, and resembles in form and color an American rattlesnake. The end of the tail "is laterally compressed, beset with a few rows of ...
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
Acanthophis antarcticus Vertebrate Zoology, the death adder, a snake with a spine-tipped tail and neurotoxic venom, found in Australia and New Guinea. Acanthophractida Invertebrate Zoology, an order of marine protozoans in the subclass ...
Acanthophis antarcticus, an extremely venomous elapid snake of Australia and New Guinea that has a short, stout body and a tail with a spine at the tip. puff a. Bitis arrietans, an extremely venomous, brightly colored, viperine snake found in ...
The Encyclopedia Britannica (1910)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm
of nearly the whole of Africa, and the death-adder ( Acanthophis antarcticus) from Australia to the Moluccas, are both very poisonous (see VIPER). The word was in Old Eng. naedre, later nadder or naddre; in the 14th century ...
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