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Lips Cheeks And Palate
...  It is found on the anterior region of the mouth, a soft muscular structure that is covered by a mucous membrane. Near the middle portion of the soft palate, a suspended extension called the palatine uvula can be found. When a person swallows, the soft palate and the uvula are pushed upward. This action is vital because it closes the nasopharynx and stops the food from being admitted into the  ...


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