Medical Dictionary

black–necked cobra

noun \ˌblak-ˌnekt-\

Medical Definition of BLACK-NECKED COBRA

:  a venomous and aggressive African elapid snake (Naja nigricollis) that rarely bites but discharges by spitting a venom that is harmless to the intact skin but may cause blindness if it enters the eyes—called also spitting cobra

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May 24, 2015
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