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Meaning of "uvulae" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UVULAE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UVULAE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Uvulae is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES UVULAE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Palatine uvula

The palatine uvula, usually referred to as simply the uvula /ˈjuːvjələ/, is a 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.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UVULAE

uvarovite
uvea
uveal
Uvedale
uveitic
uveitis
uveous
UVF
uvula
uvular
uvularly
uvulitis
UWB
UWIST
Uxbridge
Uxmal
uxorial
uxorially
uxoricidal
uxoricide

WORDS THAT END LIKE UVULAE

aciculae
auriculae
cannulae
copulae
faculae
feculae
ferulae
fibulae
fistulae
formulae
infulae
insulae
ligulae
maculae
morulae
nebulae
scapulae
tarantulae
trabeculae
Vulpeculae

Synonyms and antonyms of uvulae in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «uvulae» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UVULAE

Find out the translation of uvulae to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of uvulae from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «uvulae» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

uvulae
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

uvulae
570 millions of speakers

English

uvulae
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

uvulae
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اللهاة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

uvulae
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

uvulæ
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

uvulae
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

uvulae
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Uvulae
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zäpfchen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

uvulae
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

uvulae
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Uvulae
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

uvulae
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

uvulae
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Uvulae
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uvulae
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

uvulae
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

uvulae
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

uvulae
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

uvulae
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

uvulae
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uvulae
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

uvulae
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

uvulae
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of uvulae

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UVULAE»

The term «uvulae» is used very little and occupies the 173.077 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UVULAE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «uvulae» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «uvulae» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about uvulae

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UVULAE»

Discover the use of uvulae in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to uvulae and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Clinical Voice Disorders
Musculus Uvulae Each bundle of the paired uvulae muscle originates lateral to the midline from the tendinous palatal aponeurosis posterior to the hard palate and just anterior to the insertion of the levator veli palatine. The paired muscles ...
Arnold Elvin Aronson, 2009
2
The Boston medical and surgical journal
The Azygos Uvulae is the small muscle, consisting of two fasciculi, one on either side, which forms the fleshy portion of the uvula. It has no very marked or important function in deglutition." My own views are as follows : — When the food has ...
Massachusetts Medical Society, New England Surgical Society, 1869
3
Anatomy & Physiology for Speech, Language, and Hearing
Musculus Uvulae. A casual examination of the inner workings of your own mouth reveals the structure of the musculus uvulae. The uvula uvulae: L., little grapes makes up the medial and posterior portions of the soft palate, and the musculus ...
J. Seikel, Douglas King, David Drumright, 2009
4
Palatine Uvula: Palatine Uvula, Soft Palate, Alveolar Gland, ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Lambert M. Surhone, Miriam T. Timpledon, Susan F. Marseken, 2010
5
The dissector's manual of practical and surgical anatomy
On the middle line he will find a pair of small muscles which descend into the uvula ; these are the azygos uvulae. On the side of the soft palate, and coming down from the base of the cranium, is the levator palati. The attachment of the ...
Sir Erasmus Wilson, William Hunt, 1856
6
Pediatric Otolaryngology
The musculus uvulae is a paired muscle mass on each side of the midline of the posterior soft palate. The mus- cle fibers run in an anteroposterior direction, originating from the palatal aponeurosis. These fibers pass superficial to the levator ...
7
Letters of Roy Bedichek
How I envy people with unambitious uvulae! uvulae that stay put, satisfied to be merely ornamental! Clarence says there's nothing to do about it. That uvulae come and go, rise and fall, elongate and contract, have their periods of systole and ...
William A. Owens, Lyman Grant, 2009
8
Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Communication Disorders
The palatal aponeurosis divides around the musculus uvulae, but serves as the point of insertion for other muscles of the soft palate. The mucous membrane lining is invested with lymph and mucous glands, and the oral side of the lining also ...
J. Seikel, David Drumright, Paula Seikel, 2013
9
Photographic and Descriptive Musculoskeletal Atlas of ...
Musculus uvulae Usual attachments: Authors such as Hill (1939) stated that in Pongo the uvula is usually absent, and therefore that its 'azygos muscle' is also missing. However, the musculus uvulae has been described in orangutans by ...
Rui Diogo, Josep M. Potau, Juan F. Pastor, 2013
10
Cleft Lip and Palate: Diagnosis and Management
Circular pattern: There is essentially equal contribution from the velum and lateral pharyngeal walls with the bulk of the musculus uvulae acting as the focal point. The dorsum of the musculus uvulae contacts the posterior wall (which does not ...
Samuel Berkowitz, 2013

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UVULAE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term uvulae is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Lost in Language: Of Dead Dogs, Living Lions & Bifid Uvulae
I was mulling a reference to a “bifid uvula” in Austin Ratner's new novel. It's a congenital disorder that is not life threatening, but it's still a condition that's hard to ... «Jewish Daily Forward, Feb 13»
2
Faces from the upcoming animated film Paranorman. (LAIKA/Handout)
Inside mouths, one will find often teeth, tongues and even uvulae. It seems like old-school animation's last battleground against the CGI juggernaut of Pixar and ... «London Free Press, Jul 12»
3
Ernesto Neto, Hayward Gallery, London
If I close my eyes and think of a Neto, what comes to mind are uvulae – big, pendulous, organic things hanging at the back of mouth-like caves. To walk through ... «Independent, Jun 10»
4
Why Nickelback is the world's most hated band
A packed crowd of casual hard-rockers threw devotion at the band's feet, arms and uvulae pumping in unison for the inevitable and fully satisfying detonation of ... «Montreal Gazette, Apr 10»

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