Labrum vs Labium - What's the difference?

labrum | labium |


As a noun labium is

(anatomy) a liplike structure; especially one of the two pairs of folds of skin either side of the vulva.

labrum

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Etymology

From (etyl) .

Noun

(labra)
  • The uppermost of the mouthparts (trophi) of a typical insect, such as a cockroach. Typically resembles an upper lip and forms part of the roof of the mouth in such insects.
  • (anatomy) Any of several lip-like projections.
  • A large basin of warm water, with an overhanging lip, in a Roman bath.
  • Derived terms
    * glenoid labrum * acetabular labrum

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    labium

    English

    Noun

    (labia)
  • (anatomy) A liplike structure; especially one of the two pairs of folds of skin either side of the vulva.
  • (botany) The lip of a labiate corolla.
  • (music) The lip against which pressured air is driven in a flue pipe in an organ.
  • Derived terms

    * labia majora * labia minora

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