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Acanthophis antarcticus

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Definition of the noun acanthophis antarcticus

What does acanthophis antarcticus mean as a name of something?


  1. venomous Australian snake resembling an adder

Phrases with Acanthophis antarcticus

Phrases starting with Acanthophis antarcticus:

  1. Acanthophis Antarcticus Pyrrhus
  2. Acanthophis Antarcticus Rugosus

Other phrases containing Acanthophis antarcticus:

  1. Subspecies Acanthophis Antarcticus Laevis
  2. Subspecies Acanthophis Antarcticus Pyrrhus

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acanthophis antarcticus

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Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

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 ...

Google previewMosby'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, ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

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: ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

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 ...

Google previewThe new international encyclopaedia (1905)

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 ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

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 ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

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 ...

Google previewThe 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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