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A snout is the protruding portion of an animal's face, consisting of its nose, mouth, and jaw. The snout is also often called a muzzle. An extremely elongated snout is often called a proboscis. This article may be too technical for most readers to understand. ... Human nose The Nose is a story by Gogol and an opera by Dmitri Shostakovich. ... hi ... The jaw is either of the two opposable structures forming, or near the entrance to, the mouth. ... In general, a proboscis is an elongated appendage of a living organism. ...

A piece of equipment called a muzzle can be placed over the snout to prevent the animal from biting or eating. ya, i agree A muzzle is a device, usually made of leather, that is cyllindrical in shape. ...

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The snout is twice the length of the rest of the head.
The larvae attaches themselves to the substrate shortly after hatching by means of a disk-like organ on the tip of the snout while the fish continues to develop.
The newly hatched young possess an adhesive organ on the end of their snout and stay attached to vegetation until they are about 3/4-inch long.
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