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n. pl. la·bra (-brə)
1. A lip or liplike structure, such as the one forming the roof of the mouth in insects.
2. The outer margin of the opening of a gastropod shell.

[Latin, lip; see leb- in Indo-European roots.]
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(ˈleɪbrəm; ˈlæb-)
n, pl -bra (-brə)
1. (Zoology) a lip or liplike part, such as the cuticular plate forming the upper lip of insects
2. (Anatomy) a lip or liplike part, such as the cuticular plate forming the upper lip of insects
[C19: New Latin, from Latin]
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(ˈleɪ brəm, ˈlæb rəm)

n., pl. la•bra (ˈleɪ brə, ˈlæb rə)
1. a lip or liplike part.
a. the upper or foremost unpaired mouthpart of an insect or other arthropod.
b. the outer margin of the aperture of a shell of a gastropod.
[1810–20; < Latin: lip; akin to labium]
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n labrum m
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But he battled through the painful recurring dislocation and torn labrum to appear in every game and lead the team with seven touchdowns.
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And Michael Labrum said: "OK, come on, whoever has taken Nicholas Parsons will you please hand him back."
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Posteriormente, se realizo el montaje del aparato bucal ordenando cada pieza de acuerdo a su posicion original con el fin de observar labrum, mandibulas y labio maxilar compuesto por dos palpos (Fig.
"Around the edge of the socket is a ring of tissue called the labrum, and the labrum becomes a weight-bearing structure, which it shouldn't normally be, and therefore that can tear.
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The acetabular labrum is a triangular fibrocartilaginous structure that forms a horseshoe-shaped attachment to the acetabular rim, which connects the acetabulum to the underlying transverse acetabular ligament [Figure 1]a.[sup][1] Up to 90% of symptomatic patients with developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) are found to combine with lesions of acetabular labrum.[sup][2] The most common presentations of the acetabular labrum lesions are hypertrophy, laceration, and/or cyst formation.[sup][3],[4] Nevertheless, a unique hip joint condition is observed recently in several symptomatic DDH patients [Figure 1]b.