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Naja

/Na·ja/ (na´jah) the cobras, a genus of venomous snakes (family Elapidae) found in Asia and Africa.

Naja

(na'ja) [L fr Sanskrit naga, snake]
A genus of venomous snakes of the family Elapidae, native to Africa, India, Asia, and Australia, commonly known as cobras. Their venom contains tissue-destroying enzymes that cause local necrosis at the site of a bite and produce cardiotoxic and neurotoxic polypeptides. See: cobra; Ophiophagus

Naja naja

The cobra, a venomous snake found primarily on the Indian subcontinent.

Naja

see cobra.
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Aliya Rashid, prosecuting, said the violence from Naja had been unprovoked and the assaults had been "repeated and sustained".
I did take one dose of the Naja a week or so after we last spoke, due to palpitations and shoulder joint pain.
Followed by: Y Abu Dayeh/M Kalovelonis v C ilkel/E Sertkaya; Y Qaed/K Al Mosawi v M Kirk/H Morad; M El Tonbari/D Naja v D Gohlke/R Nureev; I Choubal/E Isik v M Ianakiev/A Madanchi.
She served as a communications liaison for the UNITY '99 convention in Seattle and currently serves as vice president of the Woodland chapter of NAJA.
Del Naja puts the blame squarely at the doorstep of Prime Minister Tony Blair for what he calls ``the misrepresentation of the British people, the passive compliance to U.
They often carry political messages -del Naja was a major figure in the recent Stop the War coalition against the invasion of Iraq.
Honored at the event were: Joel Comerford (Probate Law Award), Aileen Naja Josephs (Immigration Law Award), Jane Kreusler-Walsh (Appellate Law Award), Marvin S.
The snakes, brought to London Zoo as part of a Customs seizure from Egypt, were originally thought to be the spitting cobra Naja pallida.
Presented annually to one coach in each of the collegiate divisions: Division I, Division II, Division Ill, NAJA and JC/CC-as well as high school
Robert Del Naja, known as 3D, was bailed by officers working on Operation Ore, the national crackdown on child porn.
Mocarhagin, lyophilized venom from Naja mossambica mossambica, was obtained from Latoxan (Rosans, France).
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