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FAUCIAL TONSIL [1 record]

Record 1 2016-12-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Morphology and General Physiology
  • Oral Mucosa, Salivary Glands and Tonsils
Universal entry(ies)
tonsilla palatina
Latin
A05.2.01.011
classification system code, see observation
DEF

[A] small, almond-shaped mass [of lymphoid tissue] located between the palatoglossal and palotopharyngeal arches [on the] side of the oropharynx ...

OBS

tonsil: The term "tonsil" is often used without a qualifier to refer to this structure.

OBS

palatine tonsil: term adapted from the Terminologia Anatomica.

OBS

A05.2.01.011: Terminologia Anatomica identifying number.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Morphologie et physiologie générale
  • Muqueuse buccale, glandes salivaires et amygdales
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
tonsilla palatina
Latin
A05.2.01.011
classification system code, see observation
DEF

[...] amas de tissus lymphoïdes situé sur la face latérale de l'oropharynx[, entre] l'arc palato-glosse[,] l'arc palato-pharyngien et [...] la langue.

OBS

tonsille; amygdale : Les termes «tonsille» et «amygdale» sont souvent utilisés sans qualificatif pour désigner cette structure.

OBS

tonsille palatine : terme adapté de la Terminologia Anatomica.

OBS

A05.2.01.011 : numéro d'identification de la Terminologia Anatomica.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Morfología y fisiología general
  • Mucosa bucal, glándulas salivares y amígdalas
Entrada(s) universal(es)
tonsilla palatina
Latin
A05.2.01.011
classification system code, see observation
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