Outer Lip

Some articles on outer lip, lip, outer:

Lobatus Gigas - Anatomy - Shell Description
... with 9 to 11 whorls and a widely flaring and thickened outer lip ... notch is present on the edge of the lip ... specimen, as a secondary anterior indentation in the lip of the shell, to the right of the siphonal canal, assuming the shell is viewed ventrally ...
Semicassis Granulata - Anatomy
... Several times at different growth stages, the shell develops a thick outer lip, which is characteristic of the subfamily Cassinae ... the snail usually absorbs the entire outer lip ... the Scotch bonnet does not absorb the outer lip completely, leaving behind a varix on the whorls of the mature shell ...
Gastropod Shell - Description
... When a row of spines is formed at the edge or outer lip of the shell this sometimes remains behind as a varix as in (Murex) and many of the Ranellidae ... Varices may also be formed by simple expansion of the outer lip, and a subsequent resumption of growth from the base of the expansion ... An outer and an inner (columellar) lip are generally recognized ...

Famous quotes containing the words lip and/or outer:

    If you want to know the feeling [of labor pain], just take your bottom lip and pull it over your head.
    Carol Burnett (20th century)

    So we do not lose heart. Even though our outer nature is wasting away, our inner nature is being renewed day by day.
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