Why do I have a uvula?

CABC/W95 nmarsden at acs.ryerson.ca
Wed Jan 31 14:59:24 EST 1996

Bob Webster (BobWebster at msn.com) wrote:
: Does anyone know what the uvula is used for?

>>>> I think the primary function of the uvula is to stop food from being 
regurgitated through the nose when you swallow. It actually raises to 
seal off the nose for such processes.

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