What is the little flap in the back of your throat called?
#11006. Asked by Matrim. (Mar 13 01 3:56 PM)
It is called the epiglottis
Mar 13 01, 4:23 PM
The epiglottis is a flap in the back of your throat which covers your windpipe while you are swallowing to prevent food or drink going down into your lungs. It is not visible when you look into your mouth.
The uvula is the dangling thing which hangs down at the back of the roof of your mouth.
Mar 13 01, 11:54 PM
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