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NOUN   a tonsil | tonsils
миндалевидные железы {мн}
гланды {мн} [Tonsilla palatina](palatine) tonsils
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Usage Examples English
  • Some people have inappropriately used the tongue cleaner to scrape or brush the lingual tonsils (tongue tonsils).
  • Humans are born with four types of tonsils: the pharyngeal tonsil, two tubal tonsils, two palatine tonsils and the lingual tonsils.
  • Tonsils in humans include, from superior to inferior: nasopharyngeal tonsils (also known as adenoids), palatine tonsils, and lingual tonsils.
  • "Gerald's Tonsils": Gerald's voice is deepened after having his tonsils out, just a few days before the school recital.
  • However, it is not the only type: some types of tonsils also have crypts.
  • The tonsils show single or multiple greyish-white ulcers, usually on only one of the palatine tonsils.
  • The spleen and the tonsils are the larger secondary lymphoid organs that serve somewhat similar functions to lymph nodes, though the spleen filters blood cells rather than lymph.
  • Throat lesions, particularly enlarged tonsils, are well recognized as aggravators of OSA, and removal may provide full or partial or semi-permanent relief from OSA, which also indicates that enlarged tonsils may play a role in the pathogenesis of OSA.
  • Like other lymphatic tissues, the function of lingual tonsils is to prevent infections.
  • When tonsillitis recurs frequently, often arbitrarily defined as at least five episodes of tonsillitis in a year, or when the palatine tonsils become so swollen that swallowing is difficult as well as painful, a tonsillectomy can be performed to surgically remove the tonsils.
  • Both tonsils are removed with coblation technology by applying precise amounts of plasma to detach the tonsils from the surrounding tissues without causing thermal damage.
  • Some adults with large tonsils may be candidates for having their tonsils and/or adenoids removed either alone or in combination with other procedures, such as uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) or nasal surgery.
  • The adenoid, unlike the palatine tonsils, has pseudostratified epithelium.
  • Tonsillitis is an inflammation of the tonsils.
  • Palatine tonsils, commonly called the tonsils and occasionally called the faucial tonsils, This nerve is most likely to be damaged during a tonsillectomy, which leads to reduced or lost general sensation and taste sensation to the posterior third of the tongue.
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