Medical Definition of Tonsillar fossa

1. The depression between the palatoglossal and palatopharyngeal arches occupied by the palatine tonsil. Synonym: fossa tonsillaris, amygdaloid fossa, sinus tonsillaris. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tonsillar Fossa

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
tonsillar fossa (current term)
tonsillar fossulae
tonsillar herniation
tonsillar ring
tonsillectomies
tonsillectomy
tonsillith
tonsillitides
tonsillitis
tonsillitises
tonsillo-
tonsillolingual sulcus
tonsillolith
tonsilloliths
tonsillopathy

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