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Any of numerous squamate reptiles often classified in the suborder Lacertilia, characteristically having a scaly elongated body with a tapering tail, four legs, movable eyelids, and external ear openings.
Etymology: L, lacerta
a scaly-skinned reptile with a long body and tail and two pairs of legs. The large Gila monster of Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah and the beaded lizard of Mexico are the only North American lizards known to be venomous. The symptoms of their bites and the recommended treatment are similar to those of the bites from poisonous snakes, except that antivenin is not available.
lizardany member of the reptilian order Lacertilia, the majority of which possess a long scaly body and tail, and four obvious limbs.
member of the suborder Lacertilia. There are about 2500 species of true lizards and allied groups. None of them is poisonous.
infection with the fluke platynosomumfastosum.