labrum

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labrum

 [la´brum] (L.)
a rim or lip.

la·brum

, pl.

la·bra

(lā'brŭm, lā'bră), [TA]
1. A lip.
2. A lip-shaped structure.
3. A fibrocartilaginous lip around the margin of the concave portion of some joints. Synonym(s): articular labrum, articular lip, labrum articulare
[L.]

labrum

(lā′brəm)
n. pl. la·bra (-brə)
A lip or liplike structure, such as the one forming the roof of the mouth in insects.

la·brum

, pl. labra (lā'brŭm, -bră) [TA]
1. A lip.
2. A lip-shaped structure.
[L.]

labrum

a cuticular plate at the front of the insect head, forming an upper lip. The labrum lies immediately below the clypeus, with which it is hinged, and in front of the MANDIBLES. See Fig. 197 .

la·brum

, pl. labra (lā'brŭm, -bră) [TA]
1. A lip.
2. A lip-shaped structure.
3. A fibrocartilaginous lip around the margin of the concave portion of some joints.
Synonym(s): articular lip.
[L.]