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Proteroglypha

proteroglypha

(Science: zoology) A suborder of serpents including those that have permanently erect grooved poison fangs, with ordinary teeth behind them in the jaws. It includes the cobras, the asps, and the sea snakes.

Synonym: Proteroglyphia.

Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Before _ to carve.


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What is the most poisonous snake in da world?

it's a type of poison canine in poisonous snakes. There're three of them: Proteroglypha: placed in the front (Ophiophagus hannah). Ophistoglypha: placed at the back (Oxyuranus microlepidotus). Solenoglypha: placed in front but can be folded (Viper)

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