Medical Dictionary

king cobra

noun king co·bra \ˈkiŋ-ˈkō-brə\

Medical Definition of KING COBRA

:  a large and very venomous cobra of the genus Ophiophagus (O. hannah synonym Naja hannah) of southeastern Asia and the Philippines that may attain a length of 18 feet (5.5 meters)—called also hamadryad

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