esophageal teeth

noun

Definition of esophageal teeth

: the series of enamel-tipped hypapophyses of the posterior cervical vertebrae of certain snakes (such as Dasypeltis scaber) that penetrating the esophagus act as teeth to break the shells of eggs

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“Esophageal teeth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/esophageal%20teeth. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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