Weber's gland

We·ber's gland

Any of the various muciparous glands on either side of the posterior border of the tongue.
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Peritonsillar abscess is an infection of the Weber's gland resulting in tissue necrosis and pus formation.
(1) Although its etiology is not completely known, PTA is believed to typically arise via the spread of infection from the tonsil or the tubular mucous glands of the tongue (Weber's glands), which are located in the superior tonsillar pole.