Medical Definition of Palatouvularis muscle

1. Origin, posterior nasal spine; insertion, forms chief bulk of the uvula; action, raises the uvula; nerve supply, pharyngeal plexus. Synonym: musculus uvulae, muscle of uvula, musculus azygos uvulae, palatouvularis muscle, uvularis. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palatouvularis Muscle

palatopharyngeal
palatopharyngeal arch
palatopharyngeal muscle
palatopharyngeal sphincter
palatopharyngeus
palatopharyngoplasty
palatopharyngorrhaphy
palatoplasty
palatoplegia
palatopterygoid
palatoquadrate
palatoquadrates
palatorrhaphy
palatosalpingeus
palatoschisis
palatouvularis muscle (current term)
palatovelar
palatovelars
palatum
palatum durum
palatum molle
palatum osseum
palau
palaver
palavered
palaverer
palaverers

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