liplike
adjective see lip I

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  • liplike — adjective Resembling a lip or some aspect of one. Syn: labial …   Wiktionary

  • liplike — adj. labiate, resembling lips, like lips …   English contemporary dictionary

  • liplike — adjective having lips or parts that resemble lips • Syn: ↑labiate • Similar to: ↑lipped * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling a lip especially in forming a fleshy fold or margin * * * lipˈlike adjective • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • lip — lipless, adj. liplike, adj. /lip/, n., adj., v., lipped, lipping. n. 1. either of the two fleshy parts or folds forming the margins of the mouth and functioning in speech. 2. Usually, lips. these parts as organs of speech: I heard it from his own …   Universalium

  • labiate — 1. adjective a) having lips or liplike parts b) having the corolla divided into two liplike parts 2. noun a plant of the mint family (Labiatae) …   Wiktionary

  • Labrum — In medicine, a ring of fibrocartilage (fibrous cartilage) around the edge of the articular (joint) surface of a bone. The Latin labrum means lip. The term is used to designate a lip, edge, or brim. Plural, labra. The glenoid labrum is a ring of… …   Medical dictionary

  • labium — [lā′bē əm] n. pl. labia [lā′bēə] [L, LIP] a lip or liplike organ; esp., a) the lower, liplike part of the corolla of certain flowers b) the lower lip of an insect, formed by the fusion of the second maxillae …   English World dictionary

  • la|bel|lum — «luh BEHL uhm», noun, plural bel|la « BEHL uh». 1. the middle petal of an orchid, usually different in shape and color from the other two. The labellum is often large and liplike. 2. a liplike part at the tip of the proboscis of various insects,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Epistoma — E*pis to*ma, Epistome Ep i*stome, n. [NL. epistoma, fr. Gr. epi upon + ?, ?, mouth.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The region between the antenn[ae] and the mouth, in Crustacea. (b) A liplike organ that covers the mouth, in most Bryozoa. See Illust., under… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Epistome — Epistoma E*pis to*ma, Epistome Ep i*stome, n. [NL. epistoma, fr. Gr. epi upon + ?, ?, mouth.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The region between the antenn[ae] and the mouth, in Crustacea. (b) A liplike organ that covers the mouth, in most Bryozoa. See Illust.,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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