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Pharyngeal tonsil

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  1. are a mass of lymphoid tissue situated at the very back of the nose, in the roof of the nasopharynx, where the nose blends into the mouth

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  2. unlike other types of tonsils, have pseudostratified columnar ciliated epithelium

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  3. or nasopharyngeal tonsils

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  4. Normally, in children, they make a soft mound in the roof and posterior wall of the nasopharynx, just above and behind the uvula

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  5. are part of the immune system

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