Appendice du voile du palais.
ETYM New Lat., dim of Latin uva a grape, the uvula.
Fleshy outgrowth at back of soft palate.
Muscular structure descending from the soft palate. Its length is variable (5–20 mm/0.2–0.8 in in humans). It is raised during swallowing and is sometimes used in the production of speech sounds.
A small pendant fleshy lobe at the back of the soft palate.