daboia

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Related to Daboia russelii russelii: Russell's viper, Kannadi viriyan, Vipera russelli

daboia

, daboya (dă-boy′ă) [Hindi daboyā, lurker]
A genus of large, venomous snakes that includes Russell's viper of India, Burma, and Thailand. Its venom is used to enhance the action of certain blood coagulation factors.

Russell,

Patrick, Irish physician in India, 1727-1805.
Russell viper - characteristically marked, highly venomous snake of southeastern Asia. Synonym(s): daboia
Russell viper venom - used as a coagulant in the arrest of hemorrhage from accessible sites in hemophilia.
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All three snake species included in the present study, i.e., Echis carinatus sochureki, Daboia russelii russelii and Eristicophis macmahoni, belong to the subfamily Viperinae of the Family Viperidae.
The present study principally comprises the phylogenetic comparison of the three medically important vipers i.e., Echis carinatus sochureki, Daboia russelii russelii and Eristicophis macmahoni based on their molecular studies.
An open randomised comparative trial of two antivenoms for the treatment of envenoming by Sri Lankan Russell's viper (Daboia russelii russelii).