What Is the Purpose of the Uvula?

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The Uvula is important in the articulation of the sound of the human voice to form the sounds of speech. It also works in tandem with the back of the throat, the palate, and air coming up from the lungs to create a number of guttural and other sounds.
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It has been postulated that the uvula plays a role in speech modification but exactly how has never been established. The useless conical thingy hanging down from your soft palate
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it's the thing dangling in the back of your throat.it covers the opening of the nasal passage in the throat.
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There are many possible causes. Here are a few: Allergic reactions to something consumed (such as peanuts) Dehydration Strep or any other bacterial/viral/fungal throat infection.
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