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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of the four lip-shaped folds of the female vulva.

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  • At the tip of the labium are the labellæ, two little lobes which serve to guide the piercing organs.
  • The labium, which is the largest and most conspicuous, is apparently cylindrical but is grooved above throughout its length.
  • (mandibles), and two pairs of maxillæ, the second and basal pair being united at their base to form the so-called labium, or under lip.
  • Hypodactyle: the so-called labium of Hemiptera. for more
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