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.
Clinical manifestations in the head and neck area include fever and cervical lymphadenopathy, as well as exudate in the faucial tonsils and pharyngitis.
Sample of throat swab was taken with all aseptic measures by rubbing a sterile cotton stick on both faucial tonsils and posterior pharynx and the sample was cultured on blood agar media in the department of microbiology BSMMU.