Definition of Bungarus
1. Noun. Kraits.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Elapidae, Family Elapidae
Member holonyms: Krait
Medical Definition of Bungarus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bungarus
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 . ..."