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*  Tonsil
... two palatine tonsils, and the lingual tonsil. When used unqualified, the term most commonly refers specifically to the palatine ... The palatine tonsils and the nasopharyngeal tonsil are lymphoepithelial tissues located near the oropharynx and nasopharynx ( ... Wang, JH; Chung, YS; Cho, YW; Kim, DY; Yi, JS; Bae, JS; Shim, MJ (April 2010). "Palatine tonsil size in obese, overweight, and ... In older patients, asymmetric tonsils (also known as asymmetric tonsil hypertrophy) may be an indicator of virally infected ...
*  Palatine tonsil
Palatine tonsils, commonly called the tonsils and occasionally called the faucial tonsils, are tonsils located on the left and ... Open mouth with no visible palatine tonsils. Palatine tonsil hednk-024-Embryo Images at University of North Carolina Merati AL ... Palatine tonsils consist of approximately 15 crypts, which result in a large internal surface. The tonsils contain four ... Throat after tonsils removed (i.e. tonsillectomy). Anterior photograph of the oral cavity showing palatine tonsils (inflamed) ...
*  Pterygopalatine ganglion
Likewise, the palatine glands are innervated by the nasopalatine, greater palatine nerve and lesser palatine nerves. The ... tonsils, uvula, roof of the mouth, upper lip and gums, and upper part of the pharynx. It also sends postganglionic ... Orbital branches? (See "Innervation" section of ethmoid sinus page.) Nasopalatine nerve Greater palatine nerve Lesser palatine ... pass directly into the palatine nerves; a few, however, enter the ganglion, constituting its sensory root. Its parasympathetic ...
*  Lesser palatine nerve
It supplies the soft palate, tonsil, and uvula. This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of ... The lesser palatine nerve (posterior palatine nerve) is one of two palatine nerves that descends through the greater palatine ... canal, and emerges by the lesser palatine foramen. It is a branch of the maxillary nerve (CN V2) It also has nasal branches ...
*  Isthmus of the fauces
Between these two arches is the palatine tonsil. Each palatoglossal arch runs downwards, laterally and forwards, from the soft ...
*  Adenoid
... unlike the palatine tonsils, has pseudostratified epithelium. The adenoid is often removed along with the palatine tonsils. ... They are part of the so-called Waldeyer ring of lymphoid tissue which includes the palatine tonsils and the lingual tonsils. ... The adenoid, also known as a pharyngeal tonsil or nasopharyngeal tonsil, is the superior-most of the tonsils. It is a mass of ...
*  Lingual artery
It also supplies palatine tonsil. The deep lingual artery (or ranine artery) is the terminal portion of the lingual artery ... the tonsil, soft palate, and epiglottis; anastomosing with the vessels of the opposite side. Lingual artery Lingual artery This ...
*  CD80
"Subepithelial B cells in the human palatine tonsil. II. Functional characterization". European Journal of Immunology. 26 (9): ...
*  Tonsillar fossa
In this space lie the palatine tonsils . In many cases, however, this sinus is obliterated by its walls becoming adherent to ... the palatine tonsils. "tonsillar fossa". TheFreeDictionary.com. Retrieved 2016-11-05. This article incorporates text in the ...
*  Pharyngeal pouch (embryology)
Contributes the middle ear, palatine tonsils, supplied by the facial nerve. The third pouch possesses Dorsal and Ventral wings ...
*  Psoriasis
Sigurdardottir SL, Thorleifsdottir RH, Valdimarsson H, Johnston A (February 2013). "The role of the palatine tonsils in the ... Limited evidence suggests removal of the tonsils may benefit people with chronic plaque psoriasis, guttate psoriasis, and ...
*  Face and neck development of the human embryo
... the palatine tonsil as a protective structure is completed. This structure covers the tonsillar fossa. The third pharyngeal ... The nasal septum grows as a downgrowth from the merged nasal prominences and fuses with the palatine process between the ninth ... tensor palatine, and tensor tympani. This arch originates maxillar and mandibular prominences, part of the temporal bone and ...
*  Bovine viral diarrhea
BVDV replication has a predilection for the palatine tonsils, lymphoid tissues and epithelium of the oropharynx. Phagocytes ...
*  Palatopharyngeus muscle
It is separated from the palatoglossus muscle by an angular interval, in which the palatine tonsil is lodged. It arises from ... Passing laterally and downward behind the palatine tonsil, the palatopharyngeus joins the stylopharyngeus and is inserted with ... The palatine velum is slightly raised by the levator veli palatini and made tense by the tensor veli palatini; the ...
*  Facial nerve
The facial nerve also supplies a small amount of afferent innervation to the oropharynx below the palatine tonsil. There is ... This nerve also includes taste fibers for palate via lesser palatine nerve and greater palatine nerve. Communicating branch to ... palatine gland, lacrimal gland, and pharyngeal gland. It also provides parasympathetic innervation to the sphenoid sinus, ...
*  Tonsillolith
While they occur most commonly in the palatine tonsils, they may also occur in the lingual tonsils. Tonsil stones are common. ... Many small tonsil stones do not cause any noticeable symptoms. Even when they are large, some tonsil stones are only discovered ... A tonsillolith protrudes from the tonsil Large tonsillolith half exposed on tonsil Closeup of a tonsillolith Tonsilloliths or ... which often accompanies tonsil stones. Vigorous gargling each morning can also keep the tonsil crypts clear of all but the most ...
*  Head and neck anatomy
Tonsils in humans include, from superior to inferior: nasopharyngeal tonsils (also known as adenoids), palatine tonsils, and ... Tonsillitis is an inflammation of the tonsils and may cause a sore throat and fever. In chronic cases tonsillectomy may be ... The airway in the head and neck may be obstructed with swelling associated with an enlarged tongue (glossomegaly), tonsils, ... The tonsils also are lymphatic tissue and help mediate the ingestion of pathogens. ...
*  Tonsillectomy
... is a surgical procedure in which both palatine tonsils are removed from a recess in the side of the pharynx ... Bilateral Tonsillectomy-Cryptic Tonsils Two removed tonsils. Throat 1 day after a tonsillectomy. Throat some days after a ... "COBLATION Tonsillectomy - My Tonsils". My Tonsils.com. Retrieved 11 July 2016. "Interventional procedure overview of laser ... known as the tonsil guillotine (and later as a tonsillotome), became the standard instrument for tonsil removal for over 80 ...
*  Pharynx
... is the palatine tonsil. The anterior wall consists of the base of the tongue and the epiglottic vallecula; the lateral wall is ... The tonsils are a compact mass which point away from the lumen of the pharynx. In the horse the auditory tube opens into the ... In ruminants the tonsils are a compact mass which point towards the lumen of the pharynx. Pharyngeal arches are characteristic ... The adenoids, also known as the pharyngeal tonsils, are lymphoid tissue structures located in the posterior wall of the ...
*  Tonsillar crypts
A computerized three-dimensional reconstruction of the palatine tonsil crypt system showed that in the centre of the palatine ... The human palatine tonsils (PT) are covered by stratified squamous epithelium that extends into deep and partly branched ... In an average adult palatine tonsil the estimated epithelial surface area of the crypts is 295 cm2, in addition to the 45 cm2 ... In healthy tonsils the openings of the crypts are fissure-like, and the walls of the lumina are in apposition. ...
*  Tubal tonsil
... which also includes the palatine tonsils, the lingual tonsils, and the pharyngeal tonsils. The tubal tonsil is very close to ... which is why this tonsil is sometimes also called the tonsil of (the) torus tubarius. Equating the torus with its tonsil ... The tubal tonsil is one of the four main tonsil groups comprising Waldeyer's tonsillar ring, ... English Arabic Dictionary of Medical terms,"tonsil of torus tubarius = tubal tonsil"[2], Almaany.com,2010-2014. Patricia Brady ...
*  Palatoglossus muscle
... and lateralward in front of the palatine tonsil, is inserted into the side of the tongue, some of its fibers spreading over the ... Palatoglossus arises from the palatine aponeurosis of the soft palate, where it is continuous with the muscle of the opposite ...
*  Tonsillar branches of glossopharyngeal nerve
The tonsillar branches of glossopharyngeal nerve supply the palatine tonsil, forming around it a plexus from which filaments ... are distributed to the soft palate and fauces, where they communicate with the palatine nerves. This article incorporates text ...
*  Scrapie
... retropharyngeal lymph node and palatine tonsil. A live animal diagnostic, not confirmatory, test was approved in 2008 for ...
*  Glossopharyngeal nerve
From there, it passes under cover of the hyoglossus muscle and is finally distributed to the palatine tonsil, the mucous ... from the tonsils, the pharynx, the middle ear and the posterior 1/3 of the tongue. It receives special visceral sensory fibers ...
*  Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
... physician working at the Paris Pasteur Institute describes a fusospirochetal infection of the pharynx and palatine tonsils, ...
*  Tonsillar branch of the facial artery
... to ramify in the substance of the palatine tonsil and root of the tongue. This article incorporates text in the public domain ...