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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Either of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynx.

Usage examples (2)
  • The tonsilla (tonsilla cerebelli; amygdaline nucleus) is a rounded mass, situated in the hemispheres.
  • The inferior vermis is subdivided from before backward, into (1) the nodule, (2) the uvula, (3) the pyramid, and (4) the tuber vermis; the corresponding parts on the... for more
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