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- adj. Below the lower lip; said of certain scales of reptiles and fishes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Below the lower lip; -- said of certain scales of reptiles and fishes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Lying below the lips.
- n. One of the series of horny plates which cover the edge of the lower lip in reptiles such as snakes and lizards; a lower labial or inferior labial: correlated with supralabial.
In two larger specimens there are six plates of the infralabial row, and in two smaller but five.
Its six infralabial scales are found only in the former series.
The presence or absence of the sixth infralabial, and of the frenoorbital plates, are of this nature.
Bat two specimens are known, and one of these has five and the other six infralabial plates.
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