Opoterodonta
Stenostome Sten"o*stome, a. [Gr. steno`s narrow, little + sto`ma mouth.] (Zo["o]l.) Having a small or narrow mouth; -- said of certain small ground snakes ({Opoterodonta}), which are unable to dilate their jaws. [1913 Webster]

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  • Opoterodonta — Ophidia O*phid i*a, prop. n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, dim. of o fis a snake.] (Zo[ o]l.) The suborder of reptiles which includes the serpents; called also {{Serpentes}}. [1913 Webster +PJC] Note: The most important divisions are: the {Solenoglypha},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Asinea — Ophidia O*phid i*a, prop. n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, dim. of o fis a snake.] (Zo[ o]l.) The suborder of reptiles which includes the serpents; called also {{Serpentes}}. [1913 Webster +PJC] Note: The most important divisions are: the {Solenoglypha},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Epanodonta — Ophidia O*phid i*a, prop. n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, dim. of o fis a snake.] (Zo[ o]l.) The suborder of reptiles which includes the serpents; called also {{Serpentes}}. [1913 Webster +PJC] Note: The most important divisions are: the {Solenoglypha},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ophidia — O*phid i*a, prop. n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, dim. of o fis a snake.] (Zo[ o]l.) The suborder of reptiles which includes the serpents; called also {{Serpentes}}. [1913 Webster +PJC] Note: The most important divisions are: the {Solenoglypha}, having… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Proteroglypha — Ophidia O*phid i*a, prop. n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, dim. of o fis a snake.] (Zo[ o]l.) The suborder of reptiles which includes the serpents; called also {{Serpentes}}. [1913 Webster +PJC] Note: The most important divisions are: the {Solenoglypha},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Serpentes — Ophidia O*phid i*a, prop. n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, dim. of o fis a snake.] (Zo[ o]l.) The suborder of reptiles which includes the serpents; called also {{Serpentes}}. [1913 Webster +PJC] Note: The most important divisions are: the {Solenoglypha},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Solenoglypha — Ophidia O*phid i*a, prop. n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, dim. of o fis a snake.] (Zo[ o]l.) The suborder of reptiles which includes the serpents; called also {{Serpentes}}. [1913 Webster +PJC] Note: The most important divisions are: the {Solenoglypha},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stenostome — Sten o*stome, a. [Gr. steno s narrow, little + sto ma mouth.] (Zo[ o]l.) Having a small or narrow mouth; said of certain small ground snakes ({Opoterodonta}), which are unable to dilate their jaws. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Змеи — (Ophidia s. Serpentes) отряд пресмыкающихся (Reptilia). Вытянутое, безногое тело покрыто чешуйками и щитками; хвост более или менее длинный; челюсти, а часто и другие кости, вооружены зубами, не сидящими в луночках; плечевого пояса, передних… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Змеи — (Ophidia s. Serpentes) отряд пресмыкающихся (Reptilia).Вытянутое, безногое тело покрыто чешуйками и щитками; хвост более илименее длинный; челюсти, а часто и другие кости, вооружены зубами, несидящими в луночках; плечевого пояса, передних… …   Энциклопедия Брокгауза и Ефрона

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