Malayan pit viper

noun
Ma·​lay·​an pit viper | \ mə-ˈlā-ən-, mā-, ˈmā-ˌlā- How to pronounce Malayan pit viper (audio) \

Medical Definition of Malayan pit viper

: a venomous pit viper (Calloselasma rhodostomarhodostoma synonym Agkistrodon rhodostoma) native to southeastern Asia that is light brown to reddish-brown above with triangular dark-brown markings An international stroke study recently began on ancrod, a drug derived from the venom of the Malayan pit viper.— Susan Duerksen, The San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 July 1993

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“Malayan pit viper.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Malayan%20pit%20viper. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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