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July 23rd, 2018

Uvula Piercing

Uvula piercing - Wikipedia

A uvula piercing is a body piercing through the uvula, the projection of the soft palate between the tonsils. This is a rare piercing. Captive bead rings or other small rings are the most commonly seen jewellery in uvula piercings.

Palatine uvula - Wikipedia

The palatine uvula, usually referred to as simply the uvula / ˈ juː v j ʊ l ə /, 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 (musculus uvulae).

Swollen Uvula: Causes and Treatment for Uvulitis - Healthline

Your uvula is the fleshy piece of tissue hanging down over your tongue toward the back of your mouth. It’s part of the soft palate. The soft palate helps close your nasal passages when you swallow. The uvula helps push food toward your throat. Uvulitis is inflammation, including swelling, of the ...

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