Translation of uvula in Spanish:

uvula

campanilla, n.

Pronunciation /ˈjuvjələ/ /ˈjuːvjʊlə/

See Spanish definition of campanilla

nounplural uvulas, plural uvulae

  • 1

    campanilla feminine
    úvula feminine
    • The patient's tongue, soft palate, and uvula were burned.
    • The surgery, in which the uvula and soft palate are resectioned, requires a two-day hospital stay and two weeks of recovery time.
    • In some people, the tongue and the uvula at the back of the throat block airflow to the lungs during sleep.
    • A laser device is used to remove the uvula and part of the soft palate.
    • The tissues at the back of the throat may be bulky or the uvula be too long.