Definition of Uvula

1. Noun. A small pendant fleshy lobe at the back of the soft palate.

Group relationships: Soft Palate, Velum
Generic synonyms: Flap
Derivative terms: Uvular



Definition of Uvula

1. n. The pendent fleshy lobe in the middle of the posterior border of the soft palate.

2. n. The pendent fleshy lobe in the middle of the posterior border of the soft palate.

Definition of Uvula

1. Noun. (anatomy) The fleshy appendage that hangs from the back of the palate, that closes the nasopharynx during swallowing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Uvula

1. the pendent, fleshy portion of the soft palate [n -LAE or -LAS]

Medical Definition of Uvula

1. The central tag-like structure hanging down from the edge of the soft palate. (13 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Uvula

uvic
uviform
uviofast
uviol
uviol lamp
uviometer
uvioresistant
uviosensitive
uvite
uvitic
uvitic acid
uvitonic
uvitonic acid
uvomorulin
uvul-
uvula (current term)
uvula cerebelli
uvula of bladder
uvula palatina
uvula vermis
uvula vesicae
uvulae
uvulaptosis
uvular
uvularis
uvularly
uvulars
uvulas
uvulatome
uvulatomes

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