Definitions for "Tonsils"
lymphoid organs located on the lateral walls of the oropharynx.
Two oval lymph node-like structures situated where the mouth joins the throat.
pair of prominent masses of lymphoid tissue that are located opposite each other in the throat between the anterior and posterior pillars of the fauces (the narrow passage from the mouth to the pharynx situated between the soft palate and the base of the tongue). Composed of lymph follicles grouped around one or more deep crypts.
The portion of the cerebellum which can be pushed down into the cervical canal.
The portion of the cerebellum that protrudes into the spinal canal, which may become elongated.