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Tubal Tonsils

Summary Information: Tubal Tonsils

Tubal Tonsils: The tubal tonsils are one type of tonsil and are a part of the immune system located in the roof of the pharynx. The tubal tonsils protect the body from potential infection of invading pathogens into the respiratory system and the digestive system. They possibly play a role in fighting pharyngeal infections and upper respiratory infections.

The tubal tonsils are made up of lymphatic tissue and contain lymphocytes. Conditions that can afflict the tubal tonsils include tubal tonsil hypertrophy, tonsillitis, and pharyngeal cancer.

Closely Related Organs: Tubal Tonsils

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Tubal Tonsils:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Tubal Tonsils

The following conditions are related to the organ: Tubal Tonsils:

  • Tubal tonsil hypertrophy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Pharyngeal cancer

Other Names: Tubal Tonsils

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Sub Parts: Tubal Tonsils

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Tubal Tonsils

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