Russell's viper

noun
Rus·​sell's viper | \ ˌrəs-əlz- How to pronounce Russell's viper (audio) \

Medical Definition of Russell's viper

: a strikingly marked highly venomous snake of the genus Vipera (V. russellii) occurring in southeastern Asia

called also tic-polonga

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“Russell's viper.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Russell%27s%20viper. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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