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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tonsil  \Ton"sil\,  n.  [L.  tonsill?,  pl.:  cf  F.  tonsille.  ] 
  (Anat.) 
  One  of  the  two  glandular  organs  situated  in  the  throat  at  the 
  sides  of  the  fauces.  The  tonsils  are  sometimes  called  the 
  {almonds},  from  their  shape. 




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