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Definition of the noun labial

What does labial mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: labials

  1. a consonant whose articulation involves movement of the lips

Definition of the adjective labial

What does labial mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. of or relating to the lips of the mouth
  2. relating to or near the female labium

Alternative definition of the adjective labial

adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to the lips or labia
  2. [linguistics] articulated by the lips, as the consonants b, m and w
  3. [dentistry] Of an incisor or canine, on the side facing the lips. See mesial.

Explanation

Labial a.k.a. Labial scale: The labial scales are the scales of snakes and other scaled reptiles that border the mouth opening. These do not include the median scales on the upper and lower jaws. The term labial originates from Labium, which refers to any lip-like structure. In snakes, there are two different types of labial scales: supralabials and sublabials. The numbers of these scales present, and sometimes the shapes and sizes, are some of many characteristics used to differentiate species from one another.

Phrases with Labial

Phrases starting with the word Labial:

  1. labial pipe
  2. labial stop
  3. labial vein
  4. labial artery
  5. labial consonant

Other phrases containing the word Labial:

  1. inferior labial vein
  2. superior labial vein
  3. anterior labial veins
  4. inferior labial artery
  5. posterior labial veins
  6. superior labial artery

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Labial

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Google previewAne's Encyclopedic Dictionary of General & Applied Entomology (2009)

by Manjit Singh Dhooria

Labial: Of or pertaining to the labium.

Google previewA Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology (2004)

by R.L. Trask

labial /'leıbiəl/ adj. от n. 1. adj. Pertaining to the lips. 2. adj. (of a segment) Articulated with the lips. 3. n. A segment so articulated, such as [p], [m] or [f]. 4. ( lab) A distinctive feature invoked to distinguish labial segments ([+lab]) from all other ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

labial bar /lā′′bē·əl/, (in dentistry) a bar that is installed labially or buccally to the dental arch and that connects bilateral parts ...

Google previewThe Micrographic Dictionary: Plates (1883)

by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey

Head of Blaäa orientait», boxa, before, a, antennae, cut off ; 6, epicranium ; c, eyes ; d, clypeus ; e, labmm ; g, maxillae ; A, maxillary palpi ; k, labial palpi. 2. Head of Blatta orientali», under portion, a, stipes ; A, palp of maxilla ; •', palpiger ; k, ...

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Scrabble value of L1A1B3I1A1L1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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