Synonyms
Etymology

1. tonsil

noun. ['ˈtɑːnsɪl'] either of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynx.

Synonyms

  • faucial tonsil
  • nasopharynx
  • lymphoid tissue
  • palatine tonsil
  • tonsilla

Etymology

  • tonsilla (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word tonsil


1. Adjective
If you are not sure how to do this, visit your doctor to safely remove your tonsil stones.

2. Noun, singular or mass
You may feel a tonsil stone before you see it.

3. Verb, past participle
If you are coughing up smelly globs of white, you probably have tonsil stones.

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