Either of the two small almond-shaped masses of lymph tissue found on either side of the oropharynx. [ http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/cwg ]

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Term information

database cross reference

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

curator note

the term 'tonsil' can be ambiguous, sometimes refering specifically to the palatine tonsil, sometimes generically to include the cecal tonsils of avians. This class represents lymphoid tissue that is part of the tonsillar ring, in the mouth/throat region