Opisthoglypha

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O`pis`tho`glyph´a


n. pl.1.(Zool.) A division of serpents which have some of the posterior maxillary teeth grooved for fangs.
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The accidents produced by opisthoglyphous snakes are generally distinguished by local tissue injures, such as Intense pain, edema and hemorrhages (Kamiguti et al.
Envenomation by neotropical opisthoglyphous colubrid Thamnodynastes cf.