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tonsil
American English: /ˈtɑnsəl/
British English: /ˈtɒns(ə)l/
, /ˈtɒnsɪl/

Translation of tonsil in Spanish:

noun

  • (Anatomy)
    amígdala (feminine)
    he had his tonsils out
    lo operaron de las amígdalas
    Example sentences
    • Oral cancers occur in the mouth and the back of the throat, the tonsil, tongue, lip and voice box.
    • Sometimes surgery is needed to remove tonsils or extra tissue from the throat.
    • The major parts of the system are the bone marrow, spleen, thymus gland, lymph nodes, and the tonsils.

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