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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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What are Types of tonsils?

Tonsils, palatine tonsils and Waldeyer's ring. Tonsils are part of the lymphatic (Immune System)


The pharyngeal tonsils are also called the adenoids?

That is correct. The pharyngeal tonsils, located in the back of the nasal cavity, are commonly known as the adenoids. These tonsils play a role in the immune system by helping to fight off infections.


What tonsils can be found in the oral cavity?

Tonsils, palatine tonsils and Waldeyer's ring. Tonsils are part of the lymphatic (Immune System)


What gets removed during a tonsillectomy?

Both the tonsils are removed during tonsillectomy


Which of these is part of lymphatic system?

Tonsils.


Is tonsils singular?

No, it is plural, you have two tonsils in your throat.


How do you spell tonsels?

The correct spelling is "tonsils."


What are the three tonsils?

The three tonsils are the palatine tonsils (located at the back of the throat), the lingual tonsils (located at the base of the tongue), and the pharyngeal tonsil, also known as the adenoids (located in the nasopharynx).


If the tonsils are taken out can you still get tonsillitis?

No, if the tonsils are surgically removed (tonsillectomy), you cannot get tonsillitis because the tonsils, which are responsible for recurrent tonsillitis, are no longer present.


What tonsils are located at the back of the tongue?

The lingual tonsils are located at the back of the tongue. They are a collection of lymphoid tissue that help protect the body from infections.


What is inflammation of the tonsils called?

Inflammation of the the tonsils is called tonsillitis.


Do Males have tonsils?

Tonsils are lymph glands. Both sexes have them.