From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Uvula \U"vu*la\, n. [NL., dim of L. uva a grape, the uvula.]
   The pendent fleshy lobe in the middle of the posterior border
   of the soft palate.
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   Note: The term is also applied to a somewhat similar lobe on
         the under side of the cerebellum and to another on the
         inner surface of the neck of the bladder.
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