fossa supratonsillaris


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su·pra·ton·sil·lar fos·sa

[TA]
the interval between the palatoglossal and palatopharyngeal arches above the tonsil, most obvious after the tonsil has regressed in the adult.

fossa supratonsillaris

The space between the anterior and posterior pillars of the fauces above the tonsil.
See also: fossa