tonsillar crypt

n.

One of the deep recesses that extend into the palatine and pharyngeal tonsils.

Nearby words

  1. tonotropic,
  2. tons,
  3. tonsil,
  4. tonsilla,
  5. tonsillar,
  6. tonsillar fossa,
  7. tonsillary,
  8. tonsillectomy,
  9. tonsillitic,
  10. tonsillitis


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