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This power of moving each jaw freely and in independence of the other, is peculiar to Ophidian reptiles.

The Ophidian skull is also noticeable for the absence of the jugals and quadratojugals.

The Vertebrate SkeletonSidney H. Reynolds

The pig treats the snake with disrespect, not to say insolence; nothing, ophidian or otherwise, can fascinate a pig.

I have been struck, like many others, with the ophidian head and eye of the famous Rachel.

Elsie VennerOliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

The Myriapods symbolize in a striking manner the Ophidian reptiles.

His thoughts, thus drawn to Shaw, dwelt on that ophidian personality.

The Girl in the MirrorElizabeth Garver Jordan

I had just awakened, and obscure and ophidian visions still haunted me.

Very WomanRemy de Gourmont

His glance, as he rested it on Bryce now, was baleful, ophidian.

The skink of course lacks the ophidian capacity to ingest relatively enormous objects.

Ophidian, o-fid′i-an, n. one of the true serpents, in which the ribs are the only organs of locomotion.

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