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.

UVULA: "The uvula is commonly referred to as palatine uvula."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "UVULA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/uvula/ (accessed January 17, 2021).