tonsillar ring


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Related to tonsillar ring: faucial tonsil

pharyngeal lymphatic ring

[TA]
the broken ring of lymphoid tissue, formed of the lingual, faucial, and pharyngeal tonsils.

tonsillar ring

tonsillar ring

The almost complete ring of tonsillar tissue encircling the pharynx. It includes the palatine, lingual, and pharyngeal tonsils.
See also: ring

pha·ryn·ge·al lym·phat·ic ring

(făr-injē-ăl lim-fatik ring) [TA]
Broken ring of lymphoid tissue, formed of the lingual, faucial, and pharyngeal tonsils.
Synonym(s): tonsillar ring.