Poison sac

(Zool.) Same as Poison gland, above. See Illust. under Fang.

See also: Poison

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
If I could but remove the terrible menace of certain death hidden in the poison sacs that fed the sting the struggle would be less unequal.
Don't use tweezers, as this can squeeze the poison sac and inject more of it into the skin.
When the bee stings, the stinger, poison sac and several others parts of the bee's anatomy are torn from the bee's body.
After firmly grasping the victim's skin with its jaws, an ant arches its back and inserts its rear-end stinger into the flesh, injecting venom from a poison sac, inflicting seven or eight stings.
Don't pull it with your fingers, you could break the poison sac, releasing the venom.
So it turned almost at once into a poison sac, an abscess of miserable disputes and corrupt handouts which was miraculously kept more or less out of view during the recent electoral campaign.
After firmly grasping the skin with its jaws, the fire ant arches its back as it inserts its rearend stinger into the flesh and injects venom from the poison sac. It then pivots at the head and typically inflicts an average of 7 to 8 stings in a circular pattern.
If it is a bee sting, take care not to squeeze the poison sac or you may force more poison into the wound.
Extraction of stings together with their poison sacs as soon as possible is most essential and important step in treatment of honey bee stinging.
The book is mostly illustrated by colour photographs of snakes just about to strike, fangs ready or concealed in sand, and there are a few colour illustrations describing how for instance fangs and poison sacs work.