faucial tonsil


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Noun1.faucial tonsil - either of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynxfaucial tonsil - either of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynx
lymphatic tissue, lymphoid tissue - tissue making up the lymphatic system
nasopharynx - cavity forming the upper part of the pharynx
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The primary tumor is usually identified in the base of the tongue, in the lingual tonsil, or in the faucial tonsil region.
The primary cause of obstructive airway disease in children is hypertrophy of the adenoid and faucial tonsils, and we recommend a surgical approach for management.