Noun(1) a small pendant fleshy lobe at the back of the soft palate
(1) In some people, the tongue and the uvula at the back of the throat block airflow to the lungs during sleep.(2) The uvula of the bladder may be considered as forming the anterior boundary of the trigone.(3) The patient's tongue, soft palate, and uvula were burned.(4) The tissues at the back of the throat may be bulky or the uvula be too long.(5) The surgery, in which the uvula and soft palate are resectioned, requires a two-day hospital stay and two weeks of recovery time.(6) A laser device is used to remove the uvula and part of the soft palate.
1. uvula ::
2. epiglottis ::
3. small bell ::
Different Formsuvula, uvulas
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