cerebellar tonsil(redirected from Tonsilla cerebelli)
tonsil of cerebellum[TA]
a rounded lobule on the undersurface of each cerebellar hemisphere, continuous medially with the uvula of the cerebellar vermis.
One of a pair of cerebellar lobules on either side of the uvula, projecting from the inferior surface of the cerebellum.
See also: tonsil
1. a small mass of lymphoid tissue, especially that found in close association with the mucous membrane of the throat; generally used alone to designate the palatine tonsil. Other structures referred to as tonsils are the cecal, lingual, esophageal, paraepiglottic, pharyngeal and tubal lymphoid aggregations.
2. a small mass of tissue.
the accumulated mass of lymphoid tissue in the wall of cecum especially the proximal segment of the avian cecum.
a rounded mass forming part of the cerebellum on its inferior surface.
large volume of lymphoid tissue in the caudal segment of the duck's esophagus.
a tonsil bearing numerous invaginations of its surface epithelium (fossulae) each surrounded by lymphoid tissue to form a follicle, as in the palatine tonsils of cattle or the lingual tonsils of the horse.
diffuse collection of lymphoid tissue near the tongue root of most mammals.
see palatine tonsil.
a collection of lymphoid tissue craniolateral to the epiglottic base.
a collection of lymphoid tissue in the roof of the nasopharynx in pigs.
soft palate tonsil
lymphoid tissue within the soft palate; principal tonsils in pigs in which it forms twin smooth patches of mucosa.
the lymphoid tissue clustered close to the pharyngeal orifice of the auditory tube.