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: located behind the eye
used especially of one or more scales in a snake or lizard


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: a part (as a shield or scale) that is postocular

Word History



International Scientific Vocabulary post- + ocular

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“Postocular.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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