Description

Origin: Hard palate

Insertion: Palatine aponeurosis

Nerve: Pharyngeal plexus

Description:
The Musculus uvulae (Azygos uvulae) arises from the posterior nasal spine of the palatine bones and from the palatine aponeurosis; it descends to be inserted into the uvula.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

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