tonsillar ring


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pharyngeal lymphatic ring

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

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