lingual follicle


Any of the collections of lymphoid tissue in the mucosa of the pharyngeal part of the tongue that form the lingual tonsil.

Nearby words

  1. lingua nigra,
  2. lingua plicata,
  3. lingual,
  4. lingual artery,
  5. lingual brace,
  6. lingual goiter,
  7. lingual gyrus,
  8. lingual nerve,
  9. lingual papilla,
  10. lingual protrusion lisp

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