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pharyngeal lymphatic ring


Definition: the broken ring of lymphoid tissue, formed of the lingual, faucial, and pharyngeal tonsils.

Synonym(s): anulus lymphoideus pharyngisTA, Bickel ring, tonsillar ring, Waldeyer throat ring

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