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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

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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Tonsillar lymphangiomatous polyps: A clinicopathologic series of 26 cases.
Healing of the tonsillar fossa after the operation is a sensitive indicator of post operative infection and degree of pain experienced by the patients.
Intraoral examination revealed tenderness and elongated styloid process in the left tonsillar fossa only.
12) Compared with open surgical approaches, TORS has a significantly higher rate of negative margins, particularly inferior margins, and improved postoperative recovery (including hospital stay and swallowing recovery) and shorter operative time in patients with T1 to T3 tonsillar squamous cell carcinoma.
11 In a period of 5 years after the treatment of tonsillar carcinoma a metachronous tumour occurs in approximately 15% of the patients.
In recurrent tonsillitis production of Th1-type cytokines (TNF-[alpha] and IFN-[gamma]) was higher compared with the production of these cytokines in tonsillar hypertrophy.
Factor analysis and validity tests were performed on the initial 70-item questionnaire using a convenience sample of eight adult patients (all over 17 years old) diagnosed with CMI by MRI criteria of tonsillar herniation of 5 mm or greater.
VCA IgG was significanlty higher in children with tonsillar hypertrophy grade 3-4 and EBNA was significantly higher in children with tonsillar hypertrophy grade 1 -2.
The nerve supply to the tonsillar region is via the branches of the glossopharyngeal nerve and branches of the lesser palatine nerves.
Tonsilloliths are white or yellowish calcified structures of bacteria and organic debris that commonly develop in enlarged tonsillar crypts.