LIPS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Clemens Suter-Crazzolara un691cs at genius.embnet.dkfz-heidelberg.de
Mon Feb 20 11:43:37 EST 1995


> 
> In article <1995Feb16.165445.24709 at cs.mun.ca> Stephen Ronald Furey,
> sfurey at cs.mun.ca writes:
> >Are lips part of the digestive system or the tegumentary system? Also 
> >does anyone have any ideas about the evolutionary trends of lips!!
> >Thanks in advance...
> >
> 
> I seem to remember that Desmond Morris has some intriguing ideas about
> the evolution
> of human lips as a visual analogue of the vulva.  It's in the Naked Ape.
>  Read that - you'll never look at lipstick the same way again.
> 
>  Anthony
> 
> 
> 
lips are of ectordermal origin, whereas the digestive tract is
endodermal. 

clemens




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