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Usage examples for tonsil

  1. Between these pillars, 5 and 6, is situated the tonsil S, beneath the mucous membrane. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  2. In children the pus sometimes forms in the substance of the tonsil – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  3. Such matters interest the Oxford man quite as little as the question how he comes by a tonsil or a vermiform appendix. – An American at Oxford by John Corbin
  4. If it be of a mild kind, the Tonsil first affected is generally better, when the second is attacked. – Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health by Samuel Auguste David Tissot
  5. In a few hours more, white specks like little bits of curd will be seen first on one tonsil then on the other, and next these specks will have united to form one continuous layer of a sort of yellowish- white membrane over the palate and tonsils. – The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases by Charles West, M.D.
  6. Here it attacks a spongy group of glands, like a third tonsil which swells up until it almost blocks up the nose and makes you breathe through your mouth. – A Handbook of Health by Woods Hutchinson
  7. And then, as she had intended, the point pierced the wak- wak's tonsil – The Cruise of the Kawa by Walter E. Traprock [Pseudonym of George S. Chappell]
  8. While healthy tonsils may serve some useful purpose even in the adult, it is almost universally conceded that the thoroughly bad and diseased tonsil is utterly useless to the body- only an open gateway for the entrance of infection. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  9. If now the throat is examined- and examination of the throat should never be omitted in any case where there is the slightest difficulty of swallowing- nothing may at first be seen but a very little swelling, and some redness of one or other tonsil – The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases by Charles West, M.D.
  10. One tonsil is often more swollen than the other, and the corresponding anterior pillar of the fauces more prominent. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  11. And Squirrel Eyes did her best to comfort him and put courage in his heart, just as modern mothers do for sons who are about to have a tooth pulled or a tonsil taken out. – IT and Other Stories by Gouverneur Morris
  12. A similar shrinking of the enlarged tonsil sometimes takes place, especially in the boy, at the time of approach to manhood, when the vocal organs undergo full development. – The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases by Charles West, M.D.