Medical Definition of Tonsillar crypt

1. One of the variable number of deep recesses that extend into the palatine and pharyngeal tonsils from the free surface where they open at the tonsillar fossa. Synonym: crypta tonsillaris. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tonsillar Crypt

tonsilitic
tonsilitis
tonsilitises
tonsilla
tonsilla adenoidea
tonsilla cerebelli
tonsilla intestinalis
tonsilla lingualis
tonsilla palatina
tonsilla pharyngealis
tonsilla tubaria
tonsillar
tonsillar branch of glossopharyngeal nerve
tonsillar branch of the facial artery
tonsillar calculus
tonsillar crypt (current term)
tonsillar fossa
tonsillar fossulae
tonsillar herniation
tonsillar ring
tonsillectomies
tonsillectomy
tonsillith
tonsillitides
tonsillitis
tonsillitises
tonsillo-
tonsillolingual sulcus
tonsillolith
tonsilloliths

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