labial palpus
pl. -pi.
1. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
One of a pair of small feelerlike structures borne on the labium; see maxillary palp,.
2. (MOLLUSCA: Bivalvia)
One of 4 structures (2 on each side of the mouth) derived from the velum by which the larva swims and collects food.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • labial palpus — noun Etymology: part translation of New Latin palpus labialis : either of the jointed appendages on the front of the mentum of an insect see insect illustration …   Useful english dictionary

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