Like other organs of the lymphatic system, the tonsils act as part of the immune system to help protect against infection. In particular, they are believed to be involved in helping fight off pharyngeal and upper respiratory tract infections (in other words they help to control throat infection)
Pharryngeal Tonsils, Tubal Tonsils and Palatine Tonsils.
The nasopharyngeal tonsils are known as the adenoids. What we usually refer to as "tonsils" are the palatine tonsils.
Tonsils, palatine tonsils and Waldeyer's ring. Tonsils are part of the lymphatic (Immune System)
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.
No, if you have no tonsils then you cannot have inflamed tonsils.
The three types of tonsils are: Palantine tonsils - These are the most commonly removed tonsils, located at the back of your throat. Lingual tonsils - These tonsils are located underneath your tongue. Pharyngeal tonsils or Adenoids - These tonsils are located behind your nasopharyngeal area, higher in your throat near your nose.
the tonsils are located in the pharynx.
Tonsils are not used anymore
Yes, you can get mono if you have no tonsils.
Palatine tonsils and adenoids are NOT synonymous. Palatine tonsils, sometimes called faucial tonsils, are found at the back of the throat. Adenoids are the pharyngeal tonsils, located in the back of the nasal cavity.
The lingual tonsils
Tonsils are lymphoid organs.
palatine tonsilsTonsilsTonsilspharyngeal tonsilPalatine Tonsils: masses of lymph tissue in the oropharynx
NO. Not everyone has to get their tonsils out. The only reason you would have to get your tonsils out is for medical issues such as frequent sore throat.
Tonsils are lymph glands. Both sexes have them.
yes. but they are twice as small as humans tonsils
Cats do have tonsils, 6 to be exact.
No fish do not have tonsils, no matter what type of breed.