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venoms
Subject Category
L Animal Science and Animal Products
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Poisonous animal secretions forming fluid mixtures of many different enzymes, toxins, and other substances. These substances are produced in specialized glands and secreted through specialized delivery systems (nematocysts, spines, fangs, etc.) for disabling prey or predator.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2016
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/10560.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/10560
Broader Term
bodily secretions and exudates
Narrower Term
amphibian venoms
arthropod venoms
conotoxins
snake venoms
Related Term
antivenoms
bites and stings
Spanish
venenos
Term Number
10560