|organism with having only one complete set of chromosomes|
|organisms having pairs of homologous chromosomes|
|—n , pl -bia|
|1.||a lip or liplike structure|
|2.||labia majora See labia minora any one of the four lip-shaped folds of the female vulva|
|3.||the fused pair of appendages forming the lower lip of insects|
|4.||the lower lip of the corolla of labiate flowers|
|[C16: New Latin, from Latin: lip]|
labium la·bi·um (lā'bē-əm)
n. pl la·bi·a (-bē-ə)
A lip or lip-shaped anatomical structure.
Any of four folds of tissue of the female external genitalia.
|labium (lā'bē-əm) Pronunciation Key
Either of two pairs of folds of tissue that make up part of the external genitalia of female mammals.