What does uvula mean?

Definitions for uvulaˈyu vyə lə; -ˈli

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. uvula(noun)

    a small pendant fleshy lobe at the back of the soft palate


  1. uvula(Noun)

    The fleshy appendage that hangs from the back of the palate, that closes the nasopharynx during swallowing.

  2. Origin: uvula, diminutive of uva.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uvula(noun)

    the pendent fleshy lobe in the middle of the posterior border of the soft palate

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Uvula

    ū′vū-la, n. the fleshy conical body suspended from the palate over the back part of the tongue.—adj. U′vūlar.—adv. U′vūlarly, with thick utterance. [L. uva, a bunch of grapes.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uvula in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uvula in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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