anatomy of a venomous snake
Muscular organ helping blood to circulate.
Respiratory organ made up of an extensible tissue and forming a sac; air enters through the mouth and nostrils and flows into the lung.
Canal of the anterior portion of the digestive tract; it carries food to the stomach.
Gland secreting mostly a substance (bile) that contributes to digestion.
Organ secreting urine; it eliminates toxic substances from the body.
Pieces of scale at the end of the tail; the snake shakes them to scare away its enemies.
Thin elongated terminal end of the body.
Section of the digestive tract between the stomach and the anus where absorption of nutrients is carried out and waste is transformed into fecal matter.
Small reservoir in which bile secreted by the liver collects before being discharged into the intestine during digestion.
Dilated section of the digestive tract preceding the intestine; it receives food to be digested.
Each of the short wide fine scales that are set in a single row and cover the snake’s belly.