Waldeyer's tonsillar ring

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Regional lymphatics. Waldeyer ring labeled at center top.

Waldeyer's tonsillar ring is an anatomical term describing the lymphoid tissue ring located in the pharynx.

It was named after the nineteenth century German anatomist Heinrich Wilhelm Gottfried von Waldeyer-Hartz.[1]

The ring consists of (from superior to inferior):


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