labium

[ ley-bee-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF labium
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But the structure of the tongue itself (labium, l) is most curious.

The labium is as long as it is in Drassus, but contracted at the base.

The labium is short and the maxillæ straight, as in Anyphæna.

The labium is narrowed at the end and a little longer than wide (fig. 26).

The labium is long and narrow, and forked at the end (fig. 72).

The labium is a single organ which projects beneath the aperture of the mouth.

In the male the labium is emarginate, in the female it is intire.

The lower joint of the Labium, where it is jointed; in other cases its base.

When it emerges from the labium, is long and tubular, and capable of inflation.

The labium (fig. 12) is furnished with two palpi, which are 3-jointed.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, plural labia, from Latin labium "lip" (see lip (n.)).

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