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noun as in lip

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While learning the triple axel, she tore her lower labrum and had to undergo multiple hip surgeries.

Mayfied spent most of the season dealing with a completely torn labrum in his non-throwing shoulder after injuring it in Week 2, and he faced other assorted lower-body ailments.

Majewski was called up to the big leagues in August and appeared in nine games with the Orioles before he suffered a torn labrum in his left shoulder.

A torn labrum in her hip made her realize pro ball might not be in her future, but she couldn’t bear to leave the game behind.

Once in, grasping structures called mandibles hold the host’s tissues apart while the largest of the stylets, the labrum, starts probing around.

Labrum semicirculare margine antico integro rotundato ciliato.

Labrum transverso-quadratum antice submembranaceum tomentosum subemarginatum.

A corneous piece which covers the instruments of suction above, representing the Labrum in a perfect mouth.

A small valve under the Labrum, that in many Hymenoptera closes the Pharynx, and is an appendage of its upper margin.

It includes all the parts that lie between its junction with the Prothorax and the Labrum: viz.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to labrum, such as: rim, border, brim, chops, flange, and flare.

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