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[L. fr Sanskrit nāga, cobra] A genus of venomous snakes of the family Elapidae, native to Africa, India, Asia, and Australia, commonly known as cobras. Their venom contains tissue-destroying enzymes that cause local necrosis at the site of a bite and produce cardiotoxic and neurotoxic polypeptides. SEE: cobra; SEE: Ophiophagus
Venes, Donald, editor. "Naja." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732682/all/Naja_naja.
Naja. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732682/all/Naja_naja. Accessed November 18, 2019.
Naja. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732682/all/Naja_naja
Naja [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732682/all/Naja_naja.
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