|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
tonsillitis ton·sil·li·tis (tŏn'sə-lī'tĭs)
Inflammation of a tonsil, especially the palatine tonsil.
|tonsillitis (tŏn'sə-lī'tĭs) Pronunciation Key
Inflammation of the tonsils, usually caused by bacterial infection.