the posterior fleshy portion of the roof of the mouth. It forms a movable muscular flap that seals off the nasopharynx during swallowing and speech
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How to use soft palate in a sentence
The Right Spot, as related in the chapter on Ichthyol, is either the vault of the pharynx or the upper surface of the soft palate.The Treatment of Hay Fever | George Frederick Laidlaw
The soft-palate is a structure which hangs from the posterior edge of the hard-palate.The Child-Voice in Singing | Francis E. Howard
Siegfried does not forge his sword, and at the same time think of his diaphragm or soft palate.
A similar diversity of opinion is found regarding the rules given for the position of the tongue and the soft palate.
The muscular movements of the larynx and soft palate are readily brought under control.
Scientific definitions for soft palate
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