folliculi linguales

fol·lic·'u·li lin·gua·'les

collections of lymphoid tissue in the mucosa of the pharyngeal part of the tongue posterior to the terminal sulcus collectively forming the lingual tonsil.
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lin·gual fol·li·cles

(ling'gwăl fol'i-kĕlz)
Collections of lymphoid tissue in the mucosa of the pharyngeal part of the tongue posterior to the terminal sulcus collectively forming the lingual tonsil.
Synonym(s): folliculi linguales [TA] .
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