I am searching for a noun in a specific context. Cobra bites were believed to cause only neurotoxic effects in victims, but it is clear that their venom also contains cytotoxins, which lead to necrosis. Is there a noun I could use in a title such as: The cobra ______________.

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According to Cambridge Dictionary


to show the bad, and previously hidden, truth about someone or something



to make known or show something that is surprising or that was previously secret


You could try apocrypha as a noun: Cobra Apocrypha.

The now-wrongheaded understandings are apocryphal:

apocryphal - of doubtful authenticity

Apocryphal is a fairly common word. Apocrypha is not, but it's what you get when you make the adjective a noun.

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