tonsils

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tonsils' neighbors adenoids
painful pus filled inflammation of the tonsils and surrounding tissues; usually a complication of tonsillitis peritonsillar abscess , quinsy
infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus septic sore throat , strep throat , streptococcal sore throat , streptococcus tonsilitis , throat infection
surgical removal of the palatine tonsils; commonly performed along with adenoidectomy tonsillectomy
inflammation of the tonsils (especially the palatine tonsils) tonsillitis
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