horned viper

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horned viper

n.
A venomous snake (Cerastes cerastes) of northern Africa, having a hornlike projection above each eye.
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The mouse antibodies attached to venom not only from saw-scaled vipers but also from several other African viper species, such as horned vipers and puff adders, that share many metalloprotease genes, says Wagstaff.
And for Sgt Butler not all of the enemies are human - local wildlife includes horned vipers, tiny scorpions with big stings and camel spiders with anaesthetic in their saliva, letting them munch people without them realising - as one patient found.
There are horned vipers, hornworms, hornworts, hornstones, hornbeam shrubs, and hornbilled birds.