HyperDic: uvula

English > 1 sense of the word uvula:
NOUNbodyuvulaa small pendant fleshy lobe at the back of the soft palate
English > uvula: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA small pendant fleshy lobe at the back of the soft palate.
Part ofsoft palate, velumA muscular flap that closes off the nasopharynx during swallowing or speaking
BroaderflapA movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body
Spanishcampanilla, galillo, úvula
Catalancampaneta, úvula
Adjectivesuvularof or relating to or associated with the uvula

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