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labium

1. a lip or liplike structure
2. 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

labium

[′lā·bē·əm]
(biology)
A liplike structure.
The lower lip, as of a labiate corolla or of an insect.
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Nympha, along with some 100 other patients or interested shoppers, watched video presentations of the disease, and listened to doctors' accounts of how the disease has remained incurable and how proper personal management could contain its episodes.
Abbreviations: a, distance from the umbo to the anterior boundary of the prismatic layer under the ligament nympha; l, distance from the umbo to the posterior boundary of the ligament; L.
By contrast, the understory species Taygetis nympha showed the opposite pattern, being more abundant on the ridge in the wet season and more abundant in the valley in the dry season.
(34) Encolpe suppose qu'elle n'aurait pas poursuivi Hylas contre la volonte d'Hercule (Hylan Nympha praedata temperasset amori suo, si venturum ad interdictum Herculem credidisset).
Underwater identification and comparison: Feia nympha resembles a very small pale Gobiopsis or Callogobius in having of papillose ridges on the head but is distinguished from both genera by presence of two rows of papillae on the chin which converge together posteriorly to form a V or \ / structure.
nympha colit, sed nec venatibus apta nec arcus flectere quae soleat nec quae contendere cursu, solaque naiadum celeri non nota Dianae.
Women--Priscilla, Junia, Lydia, Chloe, Nympha, Apphia, Phoebe, and more--served in positions of leadership.
Which of these descriptors best suit Miriam, Deborah, Huldah, Phoebe, Lydia and Nympha?
According to Nympha Aristisaval of Ser Mujer, eighteen groups of "bakers, seamstresses, mothers of the community, vendors of fish, shellfish and street food, charcoal makers, and handicrafts makers" from Tumaco came together in 1992 and established a formal cooperative a year later.
(52) We know that Prisca and Aquila hosted house churches in Ephesus (1 Cor 16:19) and Rome (Rom 16:3-5), while Nympha hosted one in Laodicea (Col 4:15) and Philemon one in Colossae (Philemon 2).