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Palatine Tonsil

"Palatine Tonsil" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A round-to-oval mass of lymphoid tissue embedded in the lateral wall of the PHARYNX. There is one on each side of the oropharynx in the fauces between the anterior and posterior pillars of the SOFT PALATE.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Palatine Tonsil" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Palatine Tonsil" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 106 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 1995 and 1997 and 1999
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