Waldeyer's throat ring

Waldeyer's throat ring

[wäl′dī·ərz]
Etymology: Heinrich W.G. von Waldeyer, German anatomist, 1836-1921; AS, hring
the palatine, pharyngeal, and lingual tonsils that encircle the pharynx. Also called lymphoid ring, tonsillar ring.

Waldeyer's throat ring

The interrupted ring of lymphatic tissue in the throat consisting of the lingual, faucial, and pharyngeal tonsils Also known as the pharyngeal lymphatic ring. (Heinrich W.G. von Waldeyer, German anatomist and pathologist, 1836–1921).