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tonsil tennis

slang Open-mouthed kissing in which both partners' tongues touch. There's this area behind the school where lots of couples go to play tonsil tennis.
See also: tennis, tonsil

tonsil hockey

slang Open-mouthed kissing in which both partners' tongues touch. There's this area behind the school where lots of couples go to play tonsil hockey.
See also: hockey, tonsil

play tonsil hockey

tv. to kiss deeply, using the tongue. Kids sit around in cars, playing tonsil hockey all evening.
See also: hockey, play, tonsil

tonsil bath

n. liquor; a drink of liquor. I could use a little tonsil bath about now.
See also: bath, tonsil

tonsil hockey

1. n. oral sex performed on the penis; fellatio. (Usually objectionable.) Give him a good round of tonsil hockey, and you’ve got a customer for life.
2. n. French kissing. The two kids spent the rest of the evening playing tonsil hockey.
See also: hockey, tonsil

tonsil paint

and tonsil varnish
n. liquor; whiskey. The cowboy had to have his daily dose of tonsil paint before he stuffed his face full of beans and hardtack. This tonsil varnish would take the paint off a barn.
See also: paint, tonsil

tonsil varnish

See also: tonsil, varnish
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More information about how the HPV lurks in the tonsils and waits to strike could help doctors prevent some mouth and throat cancers.
The group claimed to believe that HPV is shed from the tonsil during an active infection and gets trapped in the biofilm, where it may be protected from immune attack.
Keywords: Dysphagia, hamartoma, palatine tonsil, polyp, tonsillectomy
Based on the features described above, a diagnosis of hamartoma of palatine tonsil was made.
Tonsils are not something extra in the body, they are necessary glands that act as a filter against infection.
Tonsillitis due to strep has sympA[degrees]toms such as fever, headache, painful swallowing, pain radiating to the ear, red and swollen tonsils, white patches on the tonA[degrees]sils and sometimes even rash.
But sometimes bacteria or viruses get into the tonsils and infect them.
Tonsils were taken right after tonsillectomy, repeatedly flushed with saline and immediately fixed for 24 hours in 10% buffered formalin after what the material is brought to a paraffin mold.
Detection of herpes simplex virus type 1 in addition to Epstein-Barr virus in tonsils using a new multiplex polymerase chain reaction assay.
Specialists are nowadays much less likely to recommend removing the tonsils for recurrent tonsillitis than in the past.
Recent advances in tonsils and mucosal barriers of the upper airways; proceedings.
Andrew McCombe, from ENT UK, highlighted a rise in diseases and conditions that tonsillectomies can prevent or cure, such as infections, and even cancer of the tonsils.
Tonsillectomy - surgical removal of the tonsils - before the age of 20
Researchers studied a sample of 795 children who had their tonsils or tonsils and adenoids surgically removed.