noun. inflammation of the tonsils (especially the palatine tonsils).
- achromatic color
Example sentences of the word tonsillitis
1. Noun, singular or mass
It’s important to note that while one dog may present with coughing when he or she has tonsillitis, another may present the same way with congestive heart failure.
2. Verb, base form
The bacterial infection strep throat can lead to tonsillitis, sinus infections, ear infections, scarlet fever, and an inflammation of the kidney.