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Synonyms for tonsil

either of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynx

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Virus replication was detected in all ten trachea and cecal tonsil samples of the mock infected control group of chickens (Table I).
Our study showed a success of the probiotic treating SE infection in chicks that reduced SE in cecal tonsil when treated by probiotic within 1 h after the infection.
All 148 infected Baikal teals showed evidence of multifocal necrosis in the pancreas and liver, pulmonary congestion and edema, subepicardial hemorrhage, and myocarditis (Figure 1, panels B-D), and H5N8 virus was isolated from the trachea, cecal tonsil, kidney, liver, lung, pancreas, and heart.
Virus detection in tissues at different days post- infection: The virus was detected in all samples taken from experiment group except for samples taken from spleen cecal tonsils and cloaca in different periods PI.
Development of Peyer's Patch and Cecal Tonsil in gut associated lymphoid tissues in chicken embryo.
It was replicated systemically in the trachea, muscle, proventriculus, intestine (pancreas), cecal tonsil, lung, kidney, and heart, and was present at low titers ([10.
Samples of the brain, trachea, thymus, skeletal muscle, spleen, pancreas, cecal tonsil, bursa of fabricius, lung, kidney and heart were collected and weighed.
Especially, the latter study suggested that higher IL1[beta] mRNA expression was indicative to a low level of chronic inflammation in the cecal tonsil that was exposed to pathogenic or nonpathogenic bacteria.