folliculi linguales

fol·lic·'u·li lin·gua·'les

collections of lymphoid tissue in the mucosa of the pharyngeal part of the tongue posterior to the terminal sulcus collectively forming the lingual tonsil.

lin·gual fol·li·cles

(ling'gwăl fol'i-kĕlz)
Collections of lymphoid tissue in the mucosa of the pharyngeal part of the tongue posterior to the terminal sulcus collectively forming the lingual tonsil.
Synonym(s): folliculi linguales [TA] .
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