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The tonsils and adenoids are made of lymph tissue in the throat.
They help make substances called antibodies that help the body fight
The tonsils can be seen on either side of the throat at the back of
the throat. The adenoids are higher in the throat and usually cannot be
Current as of:
September 10, 2012
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Charles M. Myer, III, MD - Otolaryngology
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