Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
Human Anatomy and Physiology
How many structures in the human body are named?
Asked in Muscular System
How many skeletal muscles are there in the human body?
Asked in Health
How many sets of tonsils does a human have?
The number of tonsils in the human body depends on what location you are asking about, but in the mouth and throat there are 4 sets; the pharyngeal tonsils, tubal tonsils, palatine tonsils, and lingual tonsils. If you are talking about other structures that are named tonsils, there are many others such as the cerebellar tonsils.