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Cleft uvula

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  • Cleft uvula — The uvula, the little V shaped fleshy mass hanging from the back of the soft palate, is cleft. . Cleft uvula is a common minor anomaly occurring in about 1% of whites and 10% of Native Americans. Persons with a cleft uvula should not have their… …   Medical dictionary

  • Cleft lip and palate — For other uses, see Cleft. Cleft lip and palate Classification and external resources …   Wikipedia

  • Uvula — The small piece of soft tissue that can be seen dangling down from the soft palate over the back of the tongue. The uvula is described variously shaped like a U, a tear or a grape. Its name comes from the Latin word for grape, uva. The uvula has… …   Medical dictionary

  • Palatine uvula — See also: Uvula of cerebellum and Uvula of urinary bladder Uvula Uvula s location in the human mouth Latin uvula palatina …   Wikipedia

  • Bifid uvula — The uvula, the little V shaped fleshy mass hanging from the back of the soft palate, is cleft or split. Cleft uvula is a common minor anomaly occurring in about 1% of whites and 10% of Native Americans. Persons with a cleft uvula should not have… …   Medical dictionary

  • Soft palate — Lateral wall of nasal cavity. (Soft palate visible in lower right) …   Wikipedia

  • Bifid — Cleft (split) in two. See, for example, bifid uvula. * * * Split or cleft; separated into two parts. [L. bifidus, cleft in two parts] * * * bi·fid bī .fid, fəd adj divided into two equal lobes or parts by a median cleft <repair of a bifid… …   Medical dictionary

  • uranostaphyloschisis — Cleft of the soft and hard palates. SYN: uranoveloschisis. [urano + G. staphyle, uvula, + schisis, fissure] * * * ura·no·staph·y·los·chi·sis (u″rə no staf″ə losґkĭ sis) cleft palate involving both the soft palate and… …   Medical dictionary

  • cleftpalate — cleft palate n. A congenital fissure in the roof of the mouth, resulting from incomplete fusion of the palate during embryonic development. It may involve only the uvula or extend through the entire palate. * * * …   Universalium

  • Mouth assessment — Nursing Assessment of the Mouth The mouth is the beginning of the digestive system and a big part of the airway for the respiratory system. This is a very important part of the total patient health assessment. Prior to beginning any assessment of …   Wikipedia

  • Gaumensegelspalte — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 Q35. Gaumenspalte Q36. Lippenspalte Q37. Gaumen mit Lippenspalte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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