Glossary & References / Keywords List / Definitions:
|Term to be defined||Definition||Synonyms & Keywords|
|Tonsil||- "a small mass of
lymphoid tissue, especially that found in close association with the mucous membrane of the throat; generally used alone to designate the palatine tonsil. Other structures referd to as tonsils are the cecal, lingual, esophageal,
paraepiglottic, pharynx and tubal lymphoid aggregations."
-"a small mass of tissue." (B248)