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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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Necropsies were performed on all dead birds; trachea, kidney, cecal tonsil, pancreas, liver, intestine, heart, and lung were collected for virus isolation.
innervating the adrenal glands, the ovary, or area located adjacent to the cecal tonsil also stained positive.
The cecal tonsils (CT) are considered the largest lymphoid aggregates of avian gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT).
Then sampling was done from upper respiratory tract (trachea, lungs) and cecal tonsils.