tonsillar fossulae (palatine and pharyngeal)

(redirected from fossulae tonsillarum palatini et pharyngealis)

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

[TA]
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.