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- n. Plural form of uvula.
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And those of the soft palate are the levator veli palatini, palatoglossus, palatopharyngeus, tensor veli palatini and musculus uvulae.
It is very dangerous to cut off or scarify enlarged uvulae while they and red and large, for inflammations and hemorrhages supervene; but one should try to reduce such swellings by some other means at this season.
The Ephemerides and Salmuth describe uvulae so defective as to be hardly noticeable.