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Definition of Labial

Labial
Labial La"bi*al, n. 1. (Phonetics) A letter or character representing an articulation or sound formed or uttered chiefly with the lips, as b, p, w. 2. (Mus.) An organ pipe that is furnished with lips; a flue pipe. 3. (Zo["o]l.) One of the scales which border the mouth of a fish or reptile.
Labial
Labial La"bi*al, a. [LL. labialis, fr. L. labium lip: cf. F. labial. See Lip.] 1. Of or pertaining to the lips or labia; as, labial veins. 2. (Mus.) Furnished with lips; as, a labial organ pipe. 3. (Phonetics) (a) Articulated, as a consonant, mainly by the lips, as b, p, m, w. (b) Modified, as a vowel, by contraction of the lip opening, as [=oo] (f[=oo]d), [=o] ([=o]ld), etc., and as eu and u in French, and ["o], ["u] in German. See Guide to Pronunciation, [sect][sect] 11, 178. 4. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the labium; as, the labial palpi of insects. See Labium.

Meaning of Labial from wikipedia

- Labialization is a secondary articulatory feature of sounds in some languages. Labialized sounds involve the lips while the remainder of the oral cavity...
- refer to: the lips In linguistics, a labial consonant In zoology, the labial scales the labia (genitalia) Labial (gene), a gene in Drosophila melanogaster...
- Labial consonants are consonants in which one or both lips are the active articulator. The two common labial articulations are bilabials, articulated using...
- and glands. The labia majora are thicker in front, and form the anterior labial commissure where they meet below the mons pubis. Posteriorly, they are not...
- Labial fusion is a medical condition of the female genital anatomy where the labia minora become fused together. It is generally a pediatric condition...
- A labial frenectomy is a form of frenectomy performed on the lip. The labial frenulum often attaches to the center of the upper lip and between the upper...
- Labial–velar consonants are doubly articulated at the velum and the lips, such as [k͡p]. They are sometimes called "labiovelar consonants", a term that...
- The labial glands are minor salivary glands situated between the mucous membrane and the orbicularis oris around the **** of the mouth. They are circular...
- procheilon (also spelled prochilon), the "tuberculum labii superioris", and the "labial tubercle". The vertical groove extending from the procheilon to the nasal...
- In phonetics, a bilabial consonant is a labial consonant articulated with both lips. The bilabial consonants identified by the International Phonetic Alphabet...
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