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opisthoglyphous

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  • adj. Whose teeth include an enlarged pair at the back of the maxillae which normally angle backwards and are grooved to channel venom into the puncture.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having some of the posterior teeth in the upper jaw grooved, as in certain poisonous snakes; opisthoglyphic.

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