Conic projection from the posterior edge of the middle of the soft palate, composed of connective tissue containing a number of racemose glands, and some muscular fibers. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palatine_uvula ]

Synonyms: uvula palatine uvula uvula of palate uvula palatina

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
uvula palatina [ FMA:55022 FMA:TA ]

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seeAlso - bifid uvula and cleft palate

depicted by

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has related synonym

uvula palatina

id

UBERON:0001734

taxon notes

In a study of eight mammals a small underdeveloped uvula was found only in baboons