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Ophiophagus hannah MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ophiophagus hannah
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.833.672.125.875.806
Unique ID
D000073197
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000073197
Scope Note
The longest of all venomous snakes and largest Elapid. It is not a member of the Naja genus, although its hood resembles the hood of Naja species. Its bite can deliver large quantities of neurotoxic and cardiotoxic venom, consisting primarily of ALPHA-NEUROTOXINS. King cobras are indigenous to forests of India and Southeast Asia.
Entry Term(s)
King Cobra
Registry Number
txid8665
Previous Indexing
Elapidae (1994-2017)
Snakes (1970-2017)
See Also
Elapid Venoms
Public MeSH Note
2018
History Note
2018
Date Established
2018/01/01
Date of Entry
2017/07/11
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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