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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

(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.

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]