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noun - either of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynx
A small oral mass of lymphoid tissue, especially either of two such masses embedded in the lateral walls of the opening between the mouth and the pharynx, of uncertain function, but believed to help protect the body from respiratory infections.
adj - a lymphoid organ [n -S] : TONSILAR
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|It sticks in your throat|
|One down in the mouth|
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|It's down in the mouth|
|Lump in the throat|
|It's stuck in your throat|
Tonsils are collections of lymphoid tissue facing into the aerodigestive tract. The set of lymphatic tissue known as Waldeyer's tonsillar ring includes the adenoid tonsil, two tubal tonsils, two palatine tonsils, and the lingual tonsil.|
* When used unqualified, the term most commonly refers specifically to the palatine tonsils, which are masses of lymphatic material situated at either side of the back of the human throat. The palatine tonsils and the nasopharyngeal tonsil are lymphoepithelial tissues located near the oropharynx and nasopharynx (parts of the throat).