Palatine Tonsil

Known as: TONSIL, PALATINE, Tonsilla palatina, Tonsils, Palatine 
A round-to-oval mass of lymphoid tissue embedded in the lateral wall of the PHARYNX. There is one on each side of the oropharynx in the fauces… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
The human oral cavity contains a number of different habitats, including the teeth, gingival sulcus, tongue, cheeks, hard and… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND An increasing incidence of oral carcinoma among young adults has been reported in the U.S. and Europe. Although the… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE Apoptotic cell death has been demonstrated in advanced human atherosclerotic plaques. Apoptotic cells (ACs) should be… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Inadequate local cell-mediated immunity appears crucial for the establishment of chronic HIV infection. Accumulation of… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
INTRODUCTION Hypertrophy of the adenoids and palatine tonsils is the second most frequent cause of upper respiratory obstruction… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The immune system has evolved specialized cellular and molecular mechanisms for targeting and regulating immune responses at… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The thyroid gland of children is especially vulnerable to the carcinogenic action of ionizing radiation. To provide insights into… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
The mechanisms previously proposed for the progression of syringomyelia associated with Chiari I malformation of the cerebellar… (More)
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Review
1989
Review
1989
Modern assessment of the tonsils and adenoids is based on an appreciation of new concepts pertaining to the pathogenesis of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The origins of the neoplastic cells in Hodgkin's lymphoma1, the Hodgkin (H) and Sternberg–Reed(SR) cells, are still obscure, and… (More)
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