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Jahi’s case, which drew national attention and launched a debate over how to define death, began in December 2013 when the 13-year-old underwent a routine surgery to remove her tonsils, adenoids and uvula.
Jahi went into cardiac arrest while recovering from surgery to remove her tonsils, adenoids and uvula along with bony structures from her nose and throat and palate tissue.
Elizabeth can look out at two cherry trees from her home on Gibson Island, a charming little uvula of land that hangs down into the western side of the Chesapeake Bay, not far from the Bay Bridge.
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UVULA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of uvula for English Language Learners
medical : a small, soft piece of flesh that hangs down from the back part of the roof of your mouth
medical Definition of uvula
uvularplay \-lər\ adjective
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