noun, plural u·vu·las, u·vu·lae [yoo-vyuh-lee]. /ˈyu vyəˈli/. Anatomy.
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His directions for the removal of the uvula are very definite.Old-Time Makers of Medicine|James J. Walsh
The uvula, the pillars of the palate, and the tonsils are parts of the structure.The Child-Voice in Singing|Francis E. Howard
The elongated uvula is to be snipped off, and abscesses of the tonsils opened tout comme chez nous.Gilbertus Anglicus|Henry Ebenezer Handerson
Dickens noticed the uvular tone of voice in young thieves, due to deformity of the uvula.Degeneracy|Eugene S. Talbot
Uvula, ū′vū-la, n. the fleshy conical body suspended from the palate over the back part of the tongue.