About the Tonsils
The tonsils are part of the body’s defense system. Because of their location at the throat and palate, they have a kind of guardian function. They come into contact with germs especially soon after they enter through the mouth or the nose. This allows them to activate the immune system early.
The tonsils include the following types:Two palatine tonsils (tonsilla palatina) The adenoids (tonsilla pharyngealis) One lingual tonsil (tonsilla lingualis)…