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labium

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noun la·bi·um \ˈlā-bē-əm\

Definition of labium

plural la·bia play \-ə\

  1. 1 :  any of the folds at the margin of the vulva — compare labia majora, labia minora

  2. 2 :  the lower lip of a labiate corolla

  3. 3 a :  a lower mouthpart of an insect that is formed by the second pair of maxillae united in the middle line b :  a liplike part of various invertebrates



Origin of labium

New Latin, from Latin, lip — more at lip


First Known Use: 1634


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labium

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noun la·bi·um \ˈlā-bē-əm\

Medical Definition of labium

plural la·bia \-ə\play

  1. 1:  any of the folds at the margin of the vulva—compare labia majora, labia minora

  2. 2:  a lower mouthpart of an insect that is formed by the second pair of maxillae united in the midline




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