lingual tonsil

n.

A collection of lymphoid follicles on the posterior portion of the dorsum of the tongue.

Nearby words

  1. lingual goiter,
  2. lingual gyrus,
  3. lingual nerve,
  4. lingual papilla,
  5. lingual protrusion lisp,
  6. lingual vein,
  7. linguaphile,
  8. linguatula,
  9. linguatuliasis,
  10. linguiform


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