The muscular, non-bony arch-shaped posterior portion of the palate extending from the posterior edge of the hard palate. [ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_cjm http://www.feedexp.org http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0060023 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soft_palate ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

definition

The muscular, non-bony arch-shaped posterior portion of the palate extending from the posterior edge of the hard palate.

depicted by

Tonsils:diagram.jpg

external definition

A muscular arch-shaped structure that is composed of the musculus uvuli and parts of tensor veli palatini, levator veli palatini, palatoglossus and palatopharyngeus and attaches to the hard palate and modulates the connections between the oral cavity and pharynx soft tissue arch .[FEED]

has related synonym

velum palatinum

muscular palate

palatum molle

velum

id

UBERON:0001733

never in taxon

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_8782