The anatomic structure that dangles downward at the back of the mouth and is attached to the rear of the soft palate.
Inflammation of the uvula. Uvulitis has many causes, including infection with a virus, fungus, or bacteria or the result of a side effect of a medication.
A type of operation designed to tighten up flabby tissues and enlarge the upper air passages. The operation involves reshaping the uvula (uvulo-), soft palate (-palato-) and throat (-pharyngo-). The uvula is a small piece of soft tissue that can be seen dangling down from the soft palate over the back of the tongue. The […]
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US Department of Agriculture.
- US Department of Agriculture
USDA leads the Federal anti-hunger effort with the Food Stamp, School Lunch, School Breakfast, and the WIC Programs. USDA is responsible for the safety of meat, poultry, and egg products. USDA is a research leader in everything from human nutrition to new crop technologies that allow us to grow more food and fiber using less […]