labium

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noun la·bi·um \ˈlā-bē-əm\

Definition of labium

plural

labia

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

Origin and Etymology of labium

New Latin, from Latin, lip — more at lip


First Known Use: 1634


Medical Dictionary

labium

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noun la·bi·um \ˈlā-bē-əm\

Medical Definition of labium

plural

labia

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  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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