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uvuloptosis

Pronunciation: yu'vyu-lop-to'sis

Definition: Relaxation or elongation of the uvula.

Synonym(s): falling palate, staphylodialysis, staphyloptosis, uvulaptosis

[uvulo- + G. ptosis, a falling]

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