Sentence Examples


  • Tonsillectomies and adenoidectomies are used to treat snoring that is caused by excess tonsil tissues or excess tissue in the nasal cavity.
  • Enlarged adenoids and tonsils often need to be surgically removed, as antibiotics are not effective in reducing tonsil size in most cases.
  • Most tonsil and adenoid hypertrophy is simply caused by the normal growth pattern for that type of tissue.
  • An abscess behind the tonsil (a peritonsillar abscess) may also occur.
  • From above downwards, extending backwards from the root of the tongue along the side of the jaws, with openings on the surface leading into crypts with glandular walls, represents the tonsil.