Waldeyer's tonsillar ring


Definition of Waldeyer's tonsillar ring

: a partial ring of tonsillar or adenoid tissue formed by the two palatine tonsils, the pharyngeal tonsil, and the lingual tonsil

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History and Etymology for Waldeyer's tonsillar ring

after Heinrich von Waldeyer-Hartz

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