fossa supratonsillaris


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su·pra·ton·sil·lar fos·sa

[TA]
the interval between the palatoglossal and palatopharyngeal arches above the tonsil, most obvious after the tonsil has regressed in the adult.
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fossa supratonsillaris

The space between the anterior and posterior pillars of the fauces above the tonsil.
See also: fossa
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