Labium meaning

lābē-əm
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(anatomy) Any of four folds of tissue of the female external genitals.
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(anatomy) Any of four folds of tissue of the female external genitals.
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(botany) One of the liplike divisions of a bilabiate corolla.
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A lip or liplike organ.
  • The lower, liplike part of the corolla of certain flowers.
  • The lower lip of an insect, formed by the fusion of the second maxillae.
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Either of two pairs of folds of tissue that make up part of the external genitalia of female mammals.
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(anatomy) A liplike structure; especially one of the two pairs of folds of skin either side of the vulva.
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(botany) The lip of a labiate corolla.
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(music) The lip against which pressured air is driven in a flue pipe in an organ.
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Origin of labium

  • Latin lip leb- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin labium (“lip”).

    From Wiktionary