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 Q Tonsil vs Adenoids??  

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what are the main differences between
palatine tonsils and pharyngeal tonsils (adenoids)????


I was asking the same Q today grin

Palatine tonsils are in the oropharynx while adenoids are in the nasopharynx


Adenoid Vs Palenttine tonsils

Adenoids; or pharyngeal tonsils are located at the roof of pharynx, are ciliated pseudostraitified columnar, & have no crypts.

Palenttine tonsils; are located at the sides of oropharanx between palantoglossal
and palantopharygeal arches, it is non-keratinized straitified squamous, & have crypts.

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