daboia

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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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You know about what happened at the container store of the thief slappers group of company in a certain hamlet called Daboya in the Akonfem section of this God bless our home village, Ogyakrom?
Now, because there are little or no akomfems to steal, the thieves in the Akonfem section of the village, especially those in Daboya, have also nothing to steal.
Senior, in his embarrassment and shame, and in order not to create any panic and fear in the Akonfem sector of the village, and to show all Ogyakromians that he was executing his campaign promises to the letter, the Municipal Police Chief for Daboya, one Mahama (not the John), said only two fire sticks, one plucked pawpaw aka ti-abofre, and a hand full of fire crackers that cannot even fill the front pocket of a class one pupil's uniform, were stolen, since those were the only inhabitants in the container store, and became casualties of the operation by the thieves.