tonsillar fossulae (palatine and pharyngeal)

(redirected from fossulae tonsillarum palatini et pharyngealis)

ton·sil·lar fos·su·lae (palatine and pharyngeal)

the small pits at the openings of the tonsillar crypts onto the external surface of the tonsil. They occur as palatine and pharyngeal tonsils.

ton·sil·lar fos·su·lae (pal·a·tine and pha·ryn·ge·al)

(tonsi-lăr fosyū-lē pală-tīn fă-rinjē-ăl) [TA]
Small pits at openings of tonsillar crypts onto external surface of tonsil.