faucial tonsil


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faucial tonsil

[′fȯ·shəl ′tän·səl]
(anatomy)
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Removal of the faucial tonsils: Some observations and a new method of operation.
The primary cause of obstructive airway disease in children is hypertrophy of the adenoid and faucial tonsils, and we recommend a surgical approach for management.