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- Stingrays have a spine at the base of their tail that contains a venom gland.
- Males have hollow spurs connected to venom glands on the ankle of each hind leg.
- Amazingly, one of the toxins resembles an enzyme found in potent snake venoms.
- In addition, they differ in their binding ability to proteinases in crude snake venoms.
- Cobra attacks its prey by spitting poisonous venom called neurotoxin.
- Blood tests showed that he died of spider venom poisoning.
- He watched as it pierced through the protection and injected its venom.
- Inside the beans of the castor plant is a toxin seven times more deadly than cobra venom.
- Do all populations of Mojave rattlesnakes have neurotoxic venom?
- Is it true that there is a new treatment for brain tumors involving scorpion venom?
- Ricin is twice as deadly as cobra venom and there is no known antidote.
- Patients with bites from snakes with neurotoxic venom should be observed for at least 24 hours.
- A number of researchers have suggested that venom toxins are modified saliva proteins.
- The dragon has wounded him, and his poisonous venom is killing the brave Beowulf.
- Centipedes' modified front legs are poison claws, which they use to inject a highly toxic venom.
- In conclusion, whole honeybee venom was found to suppress arthritic inflammation in the rat.
- He noted that bee venom could be poisonous to both animals and humans.
- Are there special properties in tarantula venom that other spiders might not have?
- There are approximately 2,000 species of scorpions; of those, only around 40 to 50 contain deadly venom.
- But for children with insect venom allergy, an insect bite can cause more severe symptoms.
2(malice)ponzoña feminineveneno masculinemalevolencia femininehe spoke with venom — habló con verdadero veneno
- His eyes filled with cold, deadly venom, and a short snarl escaped his lips.
- That's why our country is in the mess it is in right now, even our so-called religious leaders are full of venom.
- Her voice was full of venom, and there was a very large hint that she did not like her job.
- My answer came with such venom dripping from every word, I surprised myself.
- She shot Leonard a look of pure venom as she turned for the exit.
- Gabrielle looked up from her book and shot him a look of pure venom.
- Adrianne spat, venom dripping from her words.
- His eyes flickered to Leopold, erasing any doubt that his comment had been full of venom.
- When did I stop liking people, and begin to hate them with such venom?
- Pity to waste good viper venom on an audience of one.
- They were filled with such venom and hatred that Bryan was even too stunned to respond.
- Once again Grace spoke quietly, with absolutely no venom or malice, or any emotion at all.
- Here is a man who was supposedly praying one minute and spewing venom the next.
- Pure venom shone in her eyes before she whipped around splashing through the water.
- But the debates were good ones and, on the whole, discussions were held without rancour or venom.
- The woman glared up at Natasha with pure venom and hatred in her dark green eyes.
- Let them be shielded from the shafts of malice, and protected against the venom of personal vituperation.
- Elizabeth, learning of his dislike, makes it a point to match his disgust with her own venom.
- There wasn't enough venom in my voice to make the question an accusation.
- Father Malachi spoke with venom in his voice that Judy would be jealous of.
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