Around a tonsil or the tonsils.

* * *

peri·ton·sil·lar (per″e-tonґsĭ-lər) situated around a tonsil.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • peritonsillar — to peritracheal: see peri a, c …   Useful english dictionary

  • peritonsillär — peri|tonsillä̱r, in fachspr. Fügungen: peri|tonsilla̱ris, [zu peri... u. ↑Tonsille]: im Bereich der Mandeln [liegend], um die Mandeln herum; z. B. ↑Angina peritonsillaris …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • peritonsillär — pe|ri|ton|sil|lär <zu ↑peri... u. ↑tonsillär> im Bereich der Mandeln [liegend], um die Mandeln herum (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • peritonsillar — peri·tonsillar …   English syllables

  • Peritonsillar abscess — Peritonsillar abscess, also called PTA or Quinsy, is a recognised complication of tonsillitis and consists of a collection of pus beside the tonsil (peritonsillar space). [ Abscess… …   Wikipedia

  • Peritonsillar abscess — A collection of pus (an abscess) behind the tonsils that pushes one of the tonsils toward the uvula (the prominent soft tissue dangling from the back of the palate in the back of the mouth). A peritonsillar abscess is generally very painful. It… …   Medical dictionary

  • peritonsillar space — a potential space of the neck bounded by the palatine tonsil, the superior constrictor muscle of the pharynx, and the anterior and posterior faucial arches …   Medical dictionary

  • peritonsillar abscess — see quinsy …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • peritonsillar abscess — noun a painful pus filled inflammation of the tonsils and surrounding tissues; usually a complication of tonsillitis • Syn: ↑quinsy • Hypernyms: ↑angina * * * |perə+... noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary peri + tonsillar …   Useful english dictionary

  • Абсцесс Перитонзиллярнб1Й (Quinsy, Peritonsillar Abscess) — появление гноя в перитонзиллярном пространстве между небной миндалиной и стенкой глотки. Человека беспокоят сильные боли, ему бывает трудно открывать рот (тризм) и глотать. В процессе лечения применяются антибиотики. В некоторых случаях возникает …   Медицинские термины

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.