eustachian tonsil

noun

eu·​sta·​chian tonsil
yu̇-ˌstā-sh(ē-)ən- also -ˌstā-kē-ən-
often capitalized E
: 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 16 Jun. 2024.

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