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la·bi·a

 (lā′bē-ə)
n.
Plural of labium.
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labia

(ˈleɪbɪə)
n
(Anatomy) the plural of labium
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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]
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labia

“Lips”: the labia majora and labia minora are respectively the outer and inner lip-like skin folds outside the vagina.
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Translations

labia

pl de labium
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References in periodicals archive ?
-- Inserting any instrument or object, including a finger, into another person's inner or outer vaginal labia, or anal orifice;
In 2013, the place where the labia was cut started smelling and was operated again."I came home with a catheter.
The patient in Case 1 underwent biopsy of the left labia majora.
The labia majora, labia minora, and interlabial cleft are the most frequent sites of presentation.
Physical examination by our institution's Child Protection Team revealed clitoral hood swelling with subepithelial hemorrhages, a blood blister on the right labia minora, a fissure and subepithelial hemorrhages on the posterior fourchette, and a thin depigmented figure-of-eight lesion around the vulva and anus.
"Some women have large labia minora, which might not fit in this, but not everything in the word is tailor made to YOUR BODY.
Following FGM, epidermoid cysts are mainly seen in the clitoris, labia majora, and labia minora, at various rates according to the type of circumcision (1, 8, 21, 22).
Vagina expansion rate decreases, thus the inner and outer labia shrinks instead of pulling apart, obstructing access to the vaginal opening.
The surgical reduction of the labia minora was first described as an aesthetic motive in the plastic surgery literature by Hodgkinson and Hait (1).
On physical examination, an erythematous nodule with size of approximately 1 cm2 was detected on inner surface of labia majora.
No need to put anything inside your vagina; just wash the outer and inner labia and the creases around them.
Type II: The clitoris and labia minora are partially or totally removed, with or without excision of the labia majora.