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labium

 [la´be-um] (pl. la´bia) (L.)
lip. adj., adj la´bial.
Female external genitalia. From Applegate, 2000.
labium ma´jus (pl. la´bia majo´ra), an elongated fold in the female, one on either side of the rima pudendi.
labium mi´nus (pl. la´bia mino´ra), the small fold of skin on either side, between the labia majora and the opening of the vagina.
la´bia o´ris the lips of the mouth.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

la·bi·um

, gen.

la·bi·i

, pl.

la·bi·a

(lā'bē-ŭm, -bē-ē, -bē-ă), [TA] Avoid the incorrect plural labias.
1. Synonym(s): lip
2. Any lip-shaped structure.
[L.]
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labium

(lā′bē-əm)
n. pl. la·bia (-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.
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la·bi·um

, pl. labia (lā'bē-ŭm, -ă) [TA]
1. Synonym(s): lip.
2. Any lip-shaped structure.
[L.]
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labium

The singular of LABIA.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

labium

(pl. labia)
  1. the lower lip of insects, lying immediately behind the maxillae. The labium is formed by the fusion of paired appendages underneath the rear of the head. See Fig. 197 .
  2. one of the lip-shaped folds of skin enclosing the VULVA in humans.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

la·bi·um

, pl. labia (lā'bē-ŭm, -ă) [TA]
Any lip-shaped structure.
[L.]
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