uvuloptosis

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uvuloptosis

 [u″vu-lop-to´sis]
a relaxed, pendulous state of the uvula.

u·vu·lop·to·sis

(yū'vyū-lop-tō'sis),
Relaxation or elongation of the uvula.
[uvulo- + G. ptōsis, a falling]

uvuloptosis

/uvu·lop·to·sis/ (u″vu-lop-to´sis) a relaxed, pendulous state of the uvula.

u·vu·lop·to·sis

(ū'vyū-lop-tō'sis)
Relaxation or elongation of the uvula.
Synonym(s): staphylodialysis, staphyloptosis.
[uvulo- + G. ptōsis, a falling]

u·vu·lop·to·sis

, uvulaptosis (yū'vyū-lop-tō'sis, -lap-tōsis)
Relaxation or elongation of the uvula.
[uvulo- + G. ptōsis, a falling]