Lip FAQs:

Q: Are lips a visible body part at the mouth of humans and many animals?

A: Yes.

Q: Are lips termed cheilitis?

A: Yes.

Q: Are lips a tactile sensory organ?

A: Yes, and can be erogenous when used in kissing and other acts of intimacy.

Q: Is lip a tubercle known by various terms including the procheilon , the "tuberculum labii superioris", and the "labial tubercle"?

A: Yes, The vertical groove extending from the procheilon to the nasal septum is called the philtrum.

Q: Are lips easily movable?

A: Yes.

Q: Are lips stratified squamous epithelium?

A: Yes.

Q: Are lips very sensitive to touch?

A: Yes, and warmth, and cold.

Q: Are lips a blue coloring due to cyanosis?

A: Yes, the blood contains less oxygen, and thus has a dark red to blue color, which shows through the thin skin.

Q: Is lip known as the cupid's bow?

A: Yes.

Q: Are lips also associated with the symbolism associated with the mouth as orifice by which food is taken in?

A: Yes.

Q: Are lips referred to as the "Labium superius oris" and "Labium inferius oris"?

A: Yes, and respectively.

Q: Are lips also a visible expression of her fertility?

A: Yes.

Q: Are lips used for eating functions?

A: Yes, and like holding food or to get it in the mouth.

Q: Are lips considered part of the muscles of facial expression?

A: Yes.

Q: Are lips therefore sexually attractive to males because they serve as a biological indicator of a woman's health and fertility?

A: Yes.

Q: Are lips soft?

A: Yes, and movable, and serve as the opening for food intake and in the articulation of sound and speech.

Q: Are lips veiled because of their representative association with the vulva?

A: Yes, and because of their role as a woman's secondary sexual organ.

Q: Are lips relatively unimportant folds of tissue lying just outside the jaws?

A: Yes.

Q: Are lips hard and keratinous?

A: Yes, and forming a solid beak.

Q: Are lips sexually attractive both in men and women?

A: Yes.

Q: Are lips an erogenous zone?

A: Yes.

Q: Are lips a very sensitive erogenous and tactile organ?

A: Yes.

Q: Is lip formed from the mandibular prominence?

A: Yes, and a branch of the first pharyngeal arch.

Q: Are lips often viewed as a symbol of sensuality and sexuality?

A: Yes.