Trimeresurus

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Trimeresurus

(trim″ĕ-rĕ-soor′ŭs) [L. trimerus, fr Gr. trimerēs, having three parts + Gr. ouros, tail]
A genus of poisonous tropical pit vipers found primarily in East and Southeast Asia.
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