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spectacle

a round lens. Snakes lack movable eyelids and their corneas are protected by a transparent spectacle which is shed and renewed at each ecdysis. See also subspectacle.

spectacle retention
a common problem in snakes; caused by lack of abrasive materials for the snake to rub against during the molting period.
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