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Medical Term:

tonsillolith

Pronunciation: ton-sil'o-lith

Definition: A calcareous concretion in a distended tonsillar crypt.

Synonym(s): tonsillar calculus, tonsilolith

[tonsillo- + G. lithos, stone]

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