Usage examples for labial

  1. It is perhaps under the influence of the initial labial that Milson, son of Miles or Michael, sometimes becomes Milsom, and Branson, son of Brand, appears as Bransom. – The Romance of Names by Ernest Weekley
  2. 2. Zundel's labial sutures. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  3. A pale cream or tan suborbital spot is present in pearsoni and in some taurinus; in some specimens of taurinus the suborbital spot is expanded posteriorly forming a labial stripe on the posterior part of the lip. – A Synopsis of Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Osteocephalus by Linda Trueb William E. Duellman
  4. The nostrils become more or less immovable, and the naso- labial fold is obliterated, whilst the lower lip hangs down. – On Snake-Poison: its Action and its Antidote by A. Mueller
  5. There are no labial sounds, unless the f, which rarely occurs, and appears to be merely an aspirated w, may be considered one. – The Iroquois Book of Rites by Horatio Hale
  6. It is due to imperfect fusion of the globular process with the labial plates of the maxillary process. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  7. Occipital shields large, triangular, and produced, with a small central shield behind them; a series of four large temporal shields; chin shields in two pairs; eyes very small, over the fourth and fifth labials; one ante- and two post- oculars; the second upper labial shield elongated. – Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon by J. Emerson Tennent
  8. The term " double lip" is applied to a condition occasionally met with in young men, in which there is a hypertrophy of the labial glands in the mucous membrane of the upper lip. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  9. So Mr. Bernard thanked Helen for her interest without the aid of the twenty- seventh letter of the alphabet,- the love labial,- the limping consonant which it takes two to speak plain. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  10. " Their language is by no means harsh or disagreeable, farther than proceeds from their using the k and h with more force, or pronouncing them with less softness than we do; and, upon the whole, it abounds rather with what we may call labial and dental, than with guttural sounds. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  11. It is one of the simplest strains to be heard,- as simple as the curve in form, delighting from the pure element of harmony and beauty it contains, and not from any novel or fantastic modulation of it,- thus contrasting strongly with such rollicking, hilarious songsters as the bobolink, in whom we are chiefly pleased with tintinnabulation, the verbal and labial excellence, and the evident conceit and delight of the performer. – Wake-Robin by John Burroughs
  12. Temples shielded; labial plates moderate; chin shields two pair; middle of the throat shielded, sides scaly. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2) by George Grey
  13. Nay, this grammatist makes b, not a labial mute, as Walker, Webster, Cobb, and others, have called it, but a nasal subtonic, or semivowel. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  14. Olive, beneath pale olive, vertebral scales darker, slightly spotted; labial shield pale, dark edged. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2) by George Grey
  15. His language was a scanty group of a few hundred labial sounds, conveying no abstractions and few concrete things. – The Mad Planet by Murray Leinster
  16. The nerves of primitive men are too coarse for such a delicate sensation as labial contact, and an embrace would leave them cold. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  17. It lurked in the neat droop of moustache, which was devoid of that untidy suggestion of a beer- mug characterising the labial adornment of a northern flaxen nation of which we wot. – From One Generation to Another by Henry Seton Merriman
  18. When it contracts, it draws upwards the labial commissure. – Artistic Anatomy of Animals by Édouard Cuyer