opisthoglypha

Opisthoglypha

O*pis`tho*glyph"a\, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? behind + ? to carve.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of serpents which have some of the posterior maxillary teeth grooved for fangs.
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