- the anterior, unpaired member of the mouthparts of an arthropod, projecting in front of the mouth.
- the outer margin of the aperture of a shell of a gastropod.
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While learning the triple axel, she tore her lower labrum and had to undergo multiple hip surgeries.Why the quadruple axel jump is nearly impossible to land|Shi En Kim|February 13, 2022|Popular-Science
Mayfied spent most of the season dealing with a completely torn labrum in his non-throwing shoulder after injuring it in Week 2, and he faced other assorted lower-body ailments.When Should You Break Up With A Quarterback? Asking For The Cleveland Browns.|Josh Hermsmeyer|January 14, 2022|FiveThirtyEight
Majewski was called up to the big leagues in August and appeared in nine games with the Orioles before he suffered a torn labrum in his left shoulder.Cicadas could have a major presence at minor league ballparks in the D.C. area|Scott Allen|May 12, 2021|Washington Post
A torn labrum in her hip made her realize pro ball might not be in her future, but she couldn’t bear to leave the game behind.From ticket sales to the front office: How Amber Nichols became the G League’s second female GM|Ava Wallace|January 30, 2021|Washington Post
Once in, grasping structures called mandibles hold the host’s tissues apart while the largest of the stylets, the labrum, starts probing around.Evolution made mosquitos into stealthy, sensitive vampires|Erica McAlister|October 15, 2020|Popular-Science
Labrum semicirculare margine antico integro rotundato ciliato.
Labrum transverso-quadratum antice submembranaceum tomentosum subemarginatum.
A corneous piece which covers the instruments of suction above, representing the Labrum in a perfect mouth.
A small valve under the Labrum, that in many Hymenoptera closes the Pharynx, and is an appendage of its upper margin.
It includes all the parts that lie between its junction with the Prothorax and the Labrum: viz.