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What is the purpose of the tonsils?

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โˆ™ 2013-01-10 15:49:11

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Tonsils don't do anything so the purpose of a tonsil is nothing really.

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the purpose of the tonsils arfe to send alarms to you saying that you have an infection in your mouth

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