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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Uvula \U"vu*la\, n. [NL., dim of L. uva a grape, the uvula.] (Anat.) The pendent fleshy lobe in the middle of the posterior border of the soft palate. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]