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1. The order Gymnophiona (from the Greek gymnos meaning "naked" and ophis meaning "serpent") or Apoda comprises the caecilians.

2. The Greek word ὄφις, ophis (snake) is found in the name of ophiolites, because of the superficial texture of some of them.

3. The serpent-worshipping Ophis are believed to have been a Celtic culture.

4. The word comes from the Greek words "ophis" (ὄφις), snake, and "phobia" (φοβία) meaning fear.

5. Agesipolis took the town by diverting the river Ophis, so as to put the low ground at the foot of the city walls under water.

6. In antiquity, Tinos was also known as Ophiussa (from ophis, Greek for snake) and Hydroessa (from hydor, Greek for water).

7. The term "Ophichthidae" comes from Greek ophis ("serpent") and ichthys ("fish").

8. Hydrophis comes from Greek ὕδωρ, hydōr = water + ὄφις, ophis = serpent.

9. The scientific name is from the Greek ophis meaning "snake", and refers to their eel-like appearance.

10. The river Ophis and a homonymous Greek settlement at its mouth were first mentioned in antiquity by Arrian.

11. By another version of events, the city got its name from a nearby river described by Arrian as Ophis, a Greek word for "snake".

12. Others say that the name is due to the non-existence of snakes on the island: "an Ophis" ("without snakes").

13. The epithet ophiocephala is derived from the Greek words ὄφις, ophis (snake) and κεφαλή, kephalē (head).

14. This group may be the Machorones of Pliny (NH 6.4.11) who placed them between the Ophis (modern Of, Turkey) and Prytanis rivers.

15. The genus name is derived from the Greek, "ophis", meaning a serpent, and "sternon", meaning chest.

16. Ophis is Greek for "serpent", and blennios is Greek for "mucus."

17. Empire Antelope was a 4,782 ton cargo ship which was built as Ophis in 1919.

18. Ophis was powered by a triple expansion steam engine and could make 10 knots.

19. In March 1920, Maritime Salvors Ltd, London reported that they had been involved in the salvage of Ophis.

20. Ophis is Greek for "serpent", and may refer to:

21. Originally owned by United States Shipping Board and named Ophis.

22. Following the albums' release, Skepticism went on the "Exorcising the Funeral" tour, along with Pantheist and Ophis.

23. The story takes place after Volume 12, and centers on Ophis' first shopping trip in the human world.

24. Like Great Red, Ophis does not like to interfere in the matters of the world, having interest only in Great Red.

25. Besides Ophis there are the following dragons: Yōkai (妖怪) are group of supernatural monsters from Japanese folklore.

26. The Spotted snake eel (Ophichthus ophis) is an eel in the family Ophichthidae (worm/snake eels).

27. The scientific name Muraena ophis is a synonym of either of two species of eel:

28. the shield rests against the oikouros ophis (sacred snake) identified with Erichthonios, the city's legendary founder.

29. "Ophis". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography.

30. "Ophis". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography.