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UTRICLE

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noun. the bigger of the two vestibular sacs inside the inner ear, the other one being the saccule.

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UTTERANCE

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noun. a unit of spoken linguistics, that might be of any length but can generally be recognized by conversational turn-taking or via clear pauses within the flow of speech, mean length of which is thought to be an imperative index of language development in young kids.

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UVULA

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1. a fleshy limb which hangs from the soft palate. It plays an imperative role as part of the instrument for the human voice's noise production. 2. any alike-shaped structure, like those residing within the urinary bladder and the cerebellum.

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UVULAR

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1. adjective. of or associated with the uvula. 2. noun. a speech noise generated with the back of the tongue pressed against the uvula.

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UXORICIDE

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noun. The murdering of a woman by her husband.

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