TITLE

snake

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2018
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "snake" is presented. It refers to a reptile possessing scales and lacking limbs, external ears, and functional eyelids. In poisonous snakes, venom is produced in a poison gland, which is connected by a tube or groove to a poison fang, one of two sharp elongated teeth present in the upper jaw.
ACCESSION #
21245877

 

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