- nounADJECTIVE▪ swollenVERB + TONSILS▪ remove▪ have out▪
I had my tonsils out when I was ten.
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tonsils — n. 1) enlarged; inflamed tonsils 2) (misc.) to have one s tonsils out/removed/taken out * * * inflamed tonsils inflamed tonsils (misc.) to have one s tonsils out/removed/taken out enlarged … Combinatory dictionary
tonsils — pl. n. masses of lymphoid tissue around the pharynx, usually referring to the palatine tonsils on either side of the oropharynx. However, there is more tonsil tissue behind the palatine tonsils, on the back of the tongue (the lingual tonsils),… … The new mediacal dictionary
tonsils — [[t]tɒ̱nsɪlz[/t]] N PLURAL (The form tonsil is used as a modifier.) Your tonsils are the two small soft lumps in your throat at the back of your mouth … English dictionary
tonsils — Pu u. Swollen tonsils, pu u ōkohekohe, pu u kohekohe … English-Hawaiian dictionary
tonsils — noun a) Top or brim, denoting fullness or completeness as the phrase . b) The uvula … Wiktionary
Tonsils — Small masses of lymphoid tissue at the back of the throat, on either side of the throat … Medical dictionary
tonsils — tonÂ·sil || tÉ‘nsl / tÉ’nsl n. one of a pair of lymphoid tissue masses lying on either side of the throat … English contemporary dictionary
tonsils — n. pl. Almonds, amygdalae … New dictionary of synonyms
TONSILS — … Useful english dictionary
Lingual tonsils — Infobox Anatomy Name = Lingual tonsils Latin = tonsilla lingualis GraySubject = 243 GrayPage = 1138 Caption = Tongue Caption2 = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = Lymph = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = t 13 DorlandsSuf = 12812439 The lingual … Wikipedia