Origin of tonsil
Examples from the Web for tonsil
Next came important work associating HPV with most of these new tongue and tonsil tumors.Michael Douglas Says Cunnilingus Caused His Oral Cancer. Really?!|Kent Sepkowitz|June 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In other words, in the percentage of cases below normal intelligence, the tonsil group exceeds by 24 per cent.
Complained of pain in right side of throat on swallowing, neck stiff, tonsil slightly congested.
Mesue recommends a heated scalpel of gold to excise the tonsil.Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times|John Stewart Milne
By the time the patient seeks advice it has usually implicated the fauces, soft palate, and pharyngeal wall as well as the tonsil.
This is especially true when we consider that the tonsil group exceeds in superior children.
British Dictionary definitions for tonsil
Word Origin for tonsil
Word Origin and History for tonsil
c.1600, from Latin tonsillae (plural) "tonsils," diminutive of toles "goiter," which is perhaps of Gaulish origin.