Noun(1) either of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynx
(1) It is possible that the ├ö├ç├┐breath holding├ö├ç├û episodes the child exhibited previously were in fact intermittent and momentary obstruction of the glottis by the tonsil .(2) Oral cancers occur in the mouth and the back of the throat, the tonsil , tongue, lip and voice box.(3) If the abscess is located in the distal part of the tonsil , puncture of the carotid artery can occur.(4) The problem can sometimes be fixed if the tonsils are taken out, if a machine is used to help breathing at night, or if the child loses weight.(5) Clinically, the patient had an extensive ulcerating tonsillar tumour involving the right-sided soft palate, posterior buccal mucosa and posterior tongue base.(6) Perhaps if I do relent and have them out, I should also book in to have my tonsils and appendix removed as well, just in case.(7) The tonsils are the two masses of tissue on either side of the back of the throat.(8) Physical findings may include petechiae of the palate, pharyngeal and tonsillar erythema and exudates, and anterior cervical adenopathy.(9) Other parts of the lymphatic system are the spleen, thymus, bone marrow and tonsils .(10) This throat membrane usually covers the tonsils and is a dirty grey colour.(11) There was cerebral edema with slight uncal and cerebellar tonsillar prominence without frank herniation.(12) Symptoms of strep throat may include pharyngeal erythema and swelling, tonsillar exudate, edematous uvula, palatine petechiae, and anterior cervical lymphadenopathy.(13) The tonsils were moderately enlarged with no deviation of the uvula.(14) A programme of testing several thousand pathological specimens of appendixes and tonsils was started.(15) If the throat is narrower to start with, for example because the tonsils are enlarged, it is easier for the throat muscles to close and block the airway.(16) The tonsils and the back of the throat may look red, swollen, and dotted with whitish or yellowish specks of pus.
(1) pharyngeal tonsil :: faringeale tonsil
1. palatine tonsil ::
2. faucial tonsil ::
Different Formstonsil, tonsils
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