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la·bi·al

 (lā′bē-əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the lips or labia.
2. Linguistics Articulated mainly by closing or partly closing the lips, as the sounds (b), (m), or (w).
n.
1. Linguistics A labial consonant.
2. Music See flue1.

[Medieval Latin labiālis, from Latin labium, lip; see leb- in Indo-European roots.]

la′bi·al·ly adv.

labial

(ˈleɪbɪəl)
adj
1. (Anatomy) of, relating to, or near lips or labia
2. (Music, other) music producing sounds by the action of an air stream over a narrow liplike fissure, as in a flue pipe of an organ
3. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics relating to a speech sound whose articulation involves movement or use of the lips: a labial click.
n
4. (Music, other) music Also called: labial pipe an organ pipe with a liplike fissure
5. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics a speech sound such as English p or m, whose articulation involves movement or use of the lips
[C16: from Medieval Latin labiālis, from Latin labium lip]
ˌlabiˈality n
ˈlabially adv

la•bi•al

(ˈleɪ bi əl)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a labium.
2. of or pertaining to the lips.
3. (of a speech sound) articulated using one or both lips, as the sounds (p), (v), (m), (w), or (o̅o̅).
n.
4. a labial speech sound, esp. a consonant.
[1585–95; < Medieval Latin]
la`bi•al′i•ty, n.
la′bi•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.labial - a consonant whose articulation involves movement of the lips
consonant - a speech sound that is not a vowel
bilabial - a consonant that is articulated using both lips; /p/ or /b/ or /w/
labial stop - a stop consonant that is produced with the lips
Adj.1.labial - of or relating to the lips of the mouth; "labial stops"
2.labial - relating to or near the female labium
Translations
labijalusnenik

labial

[ˈleɪbɪəl]
A. ADJlabial
B. Nlabial f

labial

adj (Anat, Phon) → labial, Lippen-; labial soundLabial- or Lippenlaut
n (Phon) → Labial- or Lippenlaut m

la·bi·al

a. labial, rel. a los labios;
___ branches of mental nerveramas labiales del nervio mentoniano;
___ glandsglándulas labiales;
___ herniahernia ___;
___ occlusionoclusión ___;
___ splintférula ___;
___ veinsvenas labiales.

labial

adj labial
References in classic literature ?
The labial melody with which the Typee girls carry on an ordinary conversation, giving a musical prolongation to the final syllable of every sentence, and chirping out some of the words with a liquid, bird-like accent, was singularly pleasing.
From two to five o'clock a species of labial telegraphy went on throughout the town; and all the inhabitants learned that Mademoiselle Cormon had at last found a husband by letter, and was about to marry the Vicomte de Troisville.
Three-dimensional finite-element analysis of a central lower incisor under labial and lingual loads.
Intraoral examination revealed fixed metal ceramic restoration in relation to the left upper central incisor to the left upper canine 21--23, presence of high labial frenum with loss of labial bone up to the apex of 21 [Figure 1].
Unilateral and labial position of impacted canine was more predominant.
Six months after her initial urology visit, the patient had an examination with a plan for cystoscopy, and the urologist ended up doing a "dilation of labial fusion" in the office.
Una paciente de 28 anos acudio a consulta porque presentaba gingivitis marginal generalizada con perdida de insercion preexistente en la zona del incisivo central derecho (diente 41, segun la nomenclatura digito 2 de la Federacion Dental Internacional, sistema ISO 3950) e insercion anomala del frenillo labial inferior.
Five mice used as control group were inoculated intradermally with 0.2 mL of sterile Phosphate Buffered Saline (PBS) at the dorsum, ear pinna, and labial commissure.
The labial mucosa exhibits dilation of the orifices of the minor salivary glands through which thick saliva (mucin-rich) flows more intensely due to the inflammatory process inside the glandular parenchyma.
The validity of the genus was also considered by Vinciguerra (2006) and Andrassy (2009) once again confirmed his opinion on the validity of the genus Paradorylaimus in the subfamily Afrodorylaiminae of the family Dorylaimidae based in the arrangement of labial papillae.