Translation of "tonsil" - English-Spanish dictionary

tonsil

noun uk /ˈtɒn·səl/ us /ˈtɑn·səl/

one of the two small, soft parts at the back of your mouth

amígdala

(Translation of “tonsil” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

tonsil

noun /ˈtonsil/

( anatomy) either of two lumps of tissue at the back of the throat

amígdala
He had to have his tonsils (taken) out.
tonsillitis /tonsiˈlaitis/ noun

( medical) painful inflammation of the tonsils

amigdalitis
She had / was suffering from tonsillitis.

(Translation of “tonsil” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)