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labial

 [la´be-al]
1. pertaining to or directed toward a lip.
2. pertaining to a labium.

la·bi·al

(lā'bē-ăl), Do not confuse this word with labile.
1. Relating to the lips or any labium.
2. Toward a lip.
3. One of the letters formed by means of the lips.
[L. labium, lip]

labial

/la·bi·al/ (la´be-al)
1. pertaining to a lip or labium.
2. in dental anatomy, pertaining to the tooth surface that faces the lip.

labial

(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.

la′bi·al·ly adv.

labial

[lā′bē·əl]
pertaining to the lips. See also bilabial.

la·bi·al

(lā'bē-ăl)
1. Relating to the lips or any labia.
2. Toward a lip.
[L. labium, lip]

labial

Pertaining to the lips or labia.

la·bi·al

(lā'bē-ăl)
1. Relating to lips or any labia.
2. Toward a lip.
3. A letter formed with lips.
[L. labium, lip]

labial (lā´bēəl),

n of or pertaining to a lip.
labial commissures,
n.pl the lateral angles formed where the lips meet at the outer edges of the oral cavity; the corners of the oral cavity.
labial developmental depressions,
n.pl the indentations extending from the cervix to the occusal surface on the crown of an anterior tooth in order to separate the tooth into labial developmental lobes.
labial mucosa,
n tissue lining the inner lips within the oral cavity.
labial notch,
labial ridge,

labial

pertaining to a lip, or labium.

labial ulcer
see eosinophilic ulcer.
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El virus del herpes labial no tiene cura pero si se pueden minimizar los sintomas.
tion was performed through the cervical portion of the labial wall to provide a straight line access to the canal [Figure 1c].
The possible cause behind healing of mucosal defect may be assumed to be the etiology of fenestration in present cases that was probably labial inclination of root tip and chronic periradicular inflammation.
U-shaped elevation, free-edged labia, labial tooth rows, and jaw sheaths) present on and around, and close to, the mouth, irrespective of shape or number.
A fonoarticulacao ocorreu com a saliva sendo deglutida, movimento labial e velocidade de fala adequados em 93,5% do GC.
Therefore, the harmony scale with points along it, dorsal > labial > coronal (PRINCE; SMOLENSKY, 2004), seemed to be adequate to establish the differences of points of articulation between lateral liquids [l, i, lw], which are the focus of the analysis.
Este puede interferir en el correcto avance de un tratamiento ortodontico, provocar acumulacion de alimentos que, a su vez generan problemas de autoclisis en el vestibulo, elevar el bermellon, provocar un labio superior corto impidiendo un buen sellado labial y, en casos extremos, dificultar el movimiento del labio superior o producir alteraciones en la fonetica del paciente.
However individual comparisons show that the VOT of labial and retroflex stops of Pashto are not significantly different from each other (pgreater than .
Proclined upper and lower labial segments and procumbent protrusive lips.
2] connate or short-stalked with R3+4, 3) flagellum of the antenna uniquely specialized with long scales along posterior margin, except in the apical part, sometimes appressed or short rough scales on anterior margin, 4) labial palpus with third segment very slender, longer than second segment, and 5) male genitalia with variable shaped valva and elongated juxta.
Mosel & Hovdhaugen (1992), an authoritative reference grammar of Samoan, documents many important facts of segment occurrence in Samoan, including qualitative statements about low and high frequency segments and restrictions on combinations of labial consonants.