WONDER #1397: What Does Your Uvula Do?
Question 1 of 3
The scientific name for that dangly thing at the back of your throat is what?
- palatine uvula
Question 2 of 3
Researchers have learned that the uvula can produce a large amount of what substance in a short period of time?
- ear wax
Question 3 of 3
Scientists now believe that a main purpose of the uvula is to act as an accessory to what important human function?
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