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Tubal tonsil

Lymph: Tubal tonsil
External and middle ear, opened from the front. Right side. (Tubal tonsil not labeled, but region is visible at bottom right.)
Latin tonsilla tubaria
Dorlands/Elsevier t_13/12812476

The tubal tonsil is one of the four main tonsil groups which include the Palatine tonsil, the Lingual tonsil, the Pharyngeal tonsil, and the Tubal tonsil.

Additional recommended knowledge

It is located posterior to the opening of the pharyngotympanic tube into the nasopharynx.[1]


  1. ^ Patricia Brady Wilhelm; Marieb, Elaine Nicpon; Mallatt, Jon (2005). Human anatomy. San Francisco: Pearson/Benjamin Cummings, 572. ISBN 0805355111. 
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