palatine tonsil

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Related to tonsilla palatina: tonsilla lingualis
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Noun1.palatine tonsil - either of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynxpalatine 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
Translations
krční mandle
Gaumenmandel
nielurisa
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While SFTs are reported in all sites in the head and neck area, they are seen most commonly in the oral cavity.8 In the literature review that was performed, only one SFT case defined in the tonsilla palatina was seen in a 62-year-old male patient.7 Our case is presented as the second case.