Definition of Bungarus

1. Noun. Kraits.

Exact synonyms: Genus Bungarus
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Elapidae, Family Elapidae
Member holonyms: Krait



Medical Definition of Bungarus

1. A genus of poisonous snakes of the subfamily elapinae of the family elapidae. They comprise the kraits. Twelve species are recognised and all inhabit southeast asia. They are considered extremely dangerous. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bungarus

bunfights
bung
bung-hole
bung-holes
bung up
bungaloft
bungalofts
bungaloid
bungaloids
bungalow
bungalows
bungarotoxin
bungarotoxins
bungarum
bungarums
bungarus (current term)
bunged
bungee
bungee cord
bungee cords
bungee jump
bungee jumper
bungee jumpers
bungee jumping
bungee jumpings
bungee line
bungee lines
bungee rope
bungee ropes
bungees

Literary usage of Bungarus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"Large plates on the head, but the occiput inflated on account of the length of the pedicles of the lower jaw, which is extremely dila- (1) bungarus, ..."

2. Catalogue of Colubrine Snakes in the Collection of the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1858)
"bungarus, Daudin. Body rather elongate and compressed; tail short; head depressed, ... bungarus, Daud. Rept. vp 263, viii. p. 385; Cuv. Regne him.; Merr. ..."

3. Spolia Zeylanica by Colombo Museum, National Museums of Sri Lanka, National Museums of Ceylon (1908)
"If the snake is over 20 inches long it is probably a bungarus. Of the two species of bungarus found in Ceylon, bungarus ..."

4. Nature by Nature Publishing Group, Norman Lockyer (1883)
"There are others, such as bungarus fasciatus, ... Annas' bungarus fasciatus ... ... 4 Ophiophagus Russell's Viper Echis . ..."

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