tonsill-
combining form Etymology: Latin tonsillae tonsil <
tonsillectomy
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  • tonsillotomy — ˌtän(t)səˈläd.əmē noun ( es) Etymology: tonsill + tomy : incision of a tonsil * * * /ton seuh lot euh mee/, n., pl. tonsillotomies. Surg. incision or excision of a portion of a tonsil. [1895 1900; < L tonsill(ae) tonsils + O + TOMY] * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • almonds — Tonsil Ton sil, n. [L. tonsill?, pl.: cf. F. tonsille. ] (Anat.) One of the two glandular organs situated in the throat at the sides of the fauces. The tonsils are sometimes called the {almonds}, from their shape. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tonsil — Ton sil, n. [L. tonsill?, pl.: cf. F. tonsille. ] (Anat.) One of the two glandular organs situated in the throat at the sides of the fauces. The tonsils are sometimes called the {almonds}, from their shape. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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