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IN Health & Fitness ON 13 Jul, 2016
If you ever noticed in the cartoon movies, the dangly thing moving to and fro at the back of the throat, when any character yells. Haha! The dangly thing is known as uvula Ever wondered what does it do? Why God gifted us this bizarre body part which we have just noticed but we have no idea about what it actually does. Read on to find out
First of all, it helps to guide the flow of food and water in the living beings.
A gag reflex is the contraction of the back of the throat triggered by an object touching the roof of your mouth, the back of your tongue, the area around your tonsils, or the back of your throat.
The uvula is there to provide the proper lubrication for complicated human speech.
That's cool! Isn't it?
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