labium

noun la·bi·um \ ˈlā-bē-əm \

Definition of labium

plural labia play \ˈlā-bē-ə\
1 : any of the folds at the margin of the vulva — compare labia majora, labia minora
2 : the lower lip of a labiate corolla
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

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Origin and Etymology of labium

New Latin, from Latin, lip — more at lip


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labium

noun la·bi·um \ ˈlā-bē-əm \

medical Definition of labium

plural labia play \\
1 : any of the folds at the margin of the vulva — compare labia majora, labia minora
2 : a lower mouthpart of an insect that is formed by the second pair of maxillae united in the midline

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