eustachian tonsil

noun, often capitalized E
eu·​sta·​chian tonsil | \ yu̇-ˌstā-sh(ē-)ən- also -ˌstā-kē-ən- \

Medical Definition of eustachian tonsil

: a mass of lymphoid tissue at the pharyngeal opening of the eustachian tube

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“Eustachian tonsil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/eustachian%20tonsil. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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