Uvula (disambiguation)

Dr Daniel J Bell et al.

The uvula (plural: uvulae or uvulas) may refer to several different anatomical structures. When used as a standalone term it is usually understood to refer to the soft palate uvula.

History and etymology

Uvula is Latin for 'little grape', and is the diminutive form of the Latin word 'uva' meaning grape 3.

Article information

rID: 85971
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Uvulas (disambiguation)
  • Uvulae (disambiguation)

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