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Discussion :: Biology - Section 1 (Q.No.44)


Poison glands of snakes are homologous to

[A]. electric organs of fishes
[B]. stings of rays
[C]. sebaceous glands of mammals
[D]. salivary glands of vertebrates

Answer: Option D


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Idy said: (Aug 2, 2012)  
How does the salivary gland of vertebrates relate with the poison glands of snakes ?

Prabhakar Kumar said: (Oct 29, 2012)  
Since the position gland is situated near to the teeth of snake salivary gland also occurs at same place in vertebrates.

Rahul Singh said: (Mar 21, 2013)  
Homologous organs :origin of organs is same and function is same or may be different, are called homologous organs.

Anchal Jadiya said: (Apr 2, 2013)  
The glands that secrete the Zootoxins are a modification of the salivary gland found in other vertebrates.

Dharmraj said: (Nov 18, 2013)  
Salivary gland is situated near the tongue a root it is produce saliva in mouth. When we are eating. Food or sewered material saliva produced by salivary gland.

Dhruvil said: (Jun 23, 2014)  
As our salivary gland is the first gland in mammals which act as starting point for digestion of food, snakes have poison glands by which it goes for a hunt of living animals for its food as well as to protect itself from its living enemy.

Manu Thomas said: (Apr 2, 2016)  
Poison gland secretes protein which digest the food that they eat.

Zeeshan said: (Jun 6, 2016)  
Salivary gland of snake release poison to kill its prey and for digestion while salivary gland of vertebrate secretes saliva to digest food.

In both origin is same but the function is different or same so homologous.

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