labial palp

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1 In some Mollusca, one of a pair of flap-like folds at the end of each tentacle by which food is transported to the mouth.

2 One of the pair of jointed, sensory structures carried on the labium of the mouth of an insect. They articulate with the part of the labium known as the prementum.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

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