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Related to tonsillar: tonsillar abscess, tonsillar bed, Tonsillar herniation, tonsillar crypts

ton·sil·lar

, tonsillary (ton'si-lăr, ton'si-lă-rē),
Relating to a tonsil, especially the palatine tonsil.
Synonym(s): amygdaline (3)

tonsillar

/ton·sil·lar/ (ton´sĭ-lar) of or pertaining to a tonsil.

tonsillar

[ton′silər]
Etymology: L, tonsilla
pertaining to the palatine tonsil.

ton·sil·lar

, tonsillary (ton'si-lăr, -lar-ē)
Relating to a tonsil, especially the palatine tonsil.

ton·sil·lar

, tonsillary (ton'si-lăr, -lar-ē)
Relating to tonsils, especially palatine tonsil.
Synonym(s): amygdaline (3) .

tonsillar (ton´sələr),

adj of or relating to the tonsils.
tonsillar recess,
n depressed region located between the posterior and anterior faucial pillars. This is the location of the paltine tonsils.
tonsillar region,
n area surrounding the tonsils. See also fauces.

tonsillar

pertaining to or emanating from tonsil (1).

tonsillar fossa
the recess that houses a tonsil such as that which partly conceals the palatine tonsils of the dog.
tonsillar inflammation
tonsillar sinus
the single opening of a compound follicle of a tonsil, as occurs in the palatine tonsil of cattle.
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Examination of the oral cavity was complicated by trismus, however no obvious tonsillar enlargement, erythema or exudate was recorded.
Physical examination demonstrated an erythematous oropharynx with slight tonsillar prominence on the right.
The "critters" sound like tonsillar stones--common yet annoying clumps of cells that get trapped in deep pockets on tonsil surfaces and cause bad breath or an unpleasant taste in the mouth.
Tonsillar cancer is the most common OSCC, followed by base of tongue cancer.
In fact, most are shown to be cystic metastases from squamous cell carcinomas arising in Waldeyer tonsillar ring.