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Ontology Browser

Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
tonsil +    
epithelium of laryngopharynx 
epithelium of nasopharynx 
epithelium of oropharynx 
lingual tonsil 
palatine tonsil 
pharyngeal ectoderm +  
pharyngeal tonsil 
primary lymphoid nodule of tonsil 
thymus primordium +  
tonsil capsule 
tonsil epithelium +  
The epithelium that forms the surface of the tonsil dips into the underlying connective tissue in numerous places, forming crypts kown as tonsillar crypts. Stratified squamous epithelium, that may be heavily infiltrated by lymphocytes. Epithelial cells are present in the germinal as well as in the periphery of the nodule.
tonsil germinal center 
tonsillar fossa 
tonsillar pillar 
tubal tonsil 

Related Synonyms: epithelium of tonsil ;   tonsil epithelial cell
Xrefs: CALOHA:TS-2070
External Ontologys: present_in_taxon NCBITaxon:9606
Definition Sources: CALOHA:TS-2070

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