Poison sac


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Poison sac (Zoöl) Same as Poison gland, above. See Illust. under Fang.
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In literature:

Each is connected with the tube of the sac, C. This Is a reservoir of poison, and D is the gland by which it is secreted.
"Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XIX, No. 470, Jan. 3, 1885" by Various
The worst venomous spittle of the serpent's poison sac spat out there.
"Quiet Talks on Following the Christ" by S. D. Gordon
Baker carefully cut out the poison-sacs, which are situated just beneath the temporal muscle, back of the eye.
"Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales" by Charles B. Cory
You know the poison is in a tiny sac at the root of each fang.
"Unexplored!" by Allen Chaffee
They do not stop to question whether it is furnished with a poison sac or not.
"Carolyn of the Corners" by Ruth Belmore Endicott
In the falx is a poison-sac from which poison flows through the hollow fang and out at its tip.
"Elementary Zoology, Second Edition" by Vernon L. Kellogg