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labium


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Labium  \La"bi*um\,  n.;  pl  L.  {Labia},  E.  {Labiums}.  [L.] 
  1.  A  lip,  or  liplike  organ. 
 
  2.  The  lip  of  an  organ  pipe. 
 
  3.  pl  (Anat.)  The  folds  of  integument  at  the  opening  of  the 
  vulva. 
 
  4.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  The  organ  of  insects  which  covers  the  mouth  beneath, 
  and  serves  as  an  under  lip.  It  consists  of  the  second 
  pair  of  maxill[ae],  usually  closely  united  in  the 
  middle  line  but  bearing  a  pair  of  palpi  in  most 
  insects.  It  often  consists  of  a  thin  anterior  part 
  (ligula  or  palpiger)  and  a  firmer  posterior  plate 
  (mentum). 
  b  Inner  margin  of  the  aperture  of  a  shell. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  labium 
  n  :  any  of  the  four  lip-shaped  folds  of  the  female  vulva 




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