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Definition of Cone snail

Cone snail: A fishing-eating snail (Conidae) that inhabits tropical coral reefs and produces toxins that immobilize their prey. See also: Conotoxin.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 10/9/2012

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