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la·bi·um

 (lā′bē-əm)
n. pl. la·bi·a (-bē-ə)
1. Anatomy Any of four folds of tissue of the female external genitals.
2. Zoology
a. A liplike structure, such as that forming the floor of the mouth of certain invertebrates, especially insects.
b. The inner margin of the opening of a gastropod shell.
3. Botany One of the liplike divisions of a bilabiate corolla.

[Latin, lip; see leb- in Indo-European roots.]

labium

(ˈleɪbɪəm)
n, pl -bia (-bɪə)
1. (Anatomy) a lip or liplike structure
2. (Anatomy) any one of the four lip-shaped folds of the female vulva. See labia majora, labia minora
3. (Zoology) the fused pair of appendages forming the lower lip of insects
4. (Botany) the lower lip of the corolla of labiate flowers
[C16: New Latin, from Latin: lip]

la•bi•um

(ˈleɪ bi əm)

n., pl. -bi•a (-bi ə)
1. a lip or liplike structure or part.
2. any of the folds of skin bordering the vulva.
3. the lower petal of a labiate flower.
4. the lower or rearmost unpaired mouthpart of an insect or other arthropod.
[1590–1600; < Latin: lip]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.labium - a liplike structure that bounds a bodily orifice (especially any of the four labiate folds of a woman's vulva)
external body part - any body part visible externally
vulva - external parts of the female genitalia
labia majora - the two outer folds of the vulva
labia minora - the two inner folds of the vulva
Translations

labium

[ˈleɪbɪəm] N (labia (pl)) → labio m

labium

n pl <labia> (Anat) → Schamlippe f, → Labium nt (spec)

la·bi·um

n. L. labio.
1. borde carnoso;
2. estructura semejante a un labio;
labia majora and labia minora___ mayor y ___ menor.

labium

n (pl labia) labio (genital)
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9), yellow-whitish; antennae yellow-whitish, basal third of antennal segment III and apical half of antennal segments IV pale-brown; labium whitish, apex of labial segment IV pale brown; legs whitish, tarsi pale-brown; spines of AB9 pale-brown.
decoratulus, known from Peru, the anterolateral margin of pronotum has the anterior third almost straight and the posterior third convex and emarginate; the labium reaches the apex of metasternum; and the posteroventral margin of male genital capsule is almost straight.
Clinical Features of Merkel Cell Carcinoma of the Genitourinary Tract Age, Size, Source, y y/Sex Site cm Tang et al, 67/F Labium minus 1.
Her iki ust ekstremite dorsumunda birkac adet, alt ekstremite ve govdede cok sayida ufak vezikuller iceren eritemli targetoid makul-papul ve plaklar, genital bolgede labium major ve minor uzerinde asinmis alanlar mevcuttu (Resim 1).
As diagnostic morphological characters we examined the number of corm lobes, the number of leaves, leaf length and width, the number of peripheral fiber strands, presence or absence of stomata and velum, shape of labium and ligule, and sporangium length and width (Table 1).
Hastanin labium majusta ortaya cikan KA lezyonu 3 ay icerisinde skuamoz hucreli karsinoma (SHK) donusmustu (Sekil 3).
The technique involves removing a "V" from the most protuberant portion of each labium, then precisely suturing the ends together to give a normal and natural appearance with virtually no scars.
As the fascicle enters the skin, the labium pulls back.
It continues the detailed studies and use of mouth part morphology--especially structures of labium, labrum, and maxilla--to identify species.
The surgical specimen consisted of a partial vulvectomy, including posterior portions of labium majus, fourchette, and a portion of perineal skin and soft tissue.
Labium triangule, 850-875 [micro]m altum, 475-500 [micro]m latum.