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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.
Translations of “tonsil”
in Arabic لَوزة…
in Korean 편도선…
in Malaysian tonsil…
in French amygdale…
in Turkish bademcik…
in Italian tonsilla…
in Chinese (Traditional) 扁桃體…
in Russian миндалина…
in Polish migdałek…
in Vietnamese amiđan…
in Portuguese amídala…
in Thai ต่อมทอนซิล…
in German die Mandel…
in Catalan amígdala…
in Japanese 扁桃(へんとう)腺…
in Indonesian tonsil…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扁桃体…
(Definition of tonsil from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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