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Palatine Tonsil

"Palatine Tonsil" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A round-to-oval mass of lymphoid tissue embedded in the lateral wall of the PHARYNX. There is one on each side of the oropharynx in the fauces between the anterior and posterior pillars of the SOFT PALATE.

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Bar chart showing 14 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2002 and 2009 and 2021
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