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Definition of "tonsillar" [tonsillar]

  • Of or pertaining to the tonsils (adjective)

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Use "tonsillar" in a sentence
  • "Between the plica triangularis and the surface of the tonsil is a space known as the tonsillar sinus; in many cases, however, this sinus is obliterated by its walls becoming adherent."
  • "We here at The Atlantic grapple with all sorts of problems: matters glandular and jugular, animals crepuscular, extractions tonsillar, Mormons tabernacular, the politics of Simón Bolívar, diseases vascular, the arthritis of Renoir, Freddie Mercury in Zanzibar, my lost Wanderjahr, and polishing the samovar."
  • "I think the guidelines are a great collaboration between otolaryngologists, pediatricians and infectious disease experts to help standardize the care of children with tonsillar disease," said Dr. Jerry Schreibstein of the Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeons of Western New England in Springfield, Mass.""