1. Any of the enlarged and transversely elongated scales that extend down the underside of a snake's body from the neck to the anal scale.


  1. Related to the abdomen or stomach
  2. On the front side of the human body, or the corresponding surface of an animal, usually the lower surface.
  3. An anatomical term referring to the bottom portion of either foot and/or hand.

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