Ronald A. Bergman, Ph.D., Adel K. Afifi, M.D., Paul M. Heidger,
Peer Review Status: Externally Peer Reviewed
Human, 10% formalin, H. & E., 50 x.
Crypt: Epithelial invaginations into the tonsillar substance lined by surface epithelium.
Stratified squamous epithelium: Covers the free surface of the tonsil and lines the crypts.
Lymphold nodule: Compact aggregate of lymphocytes in the midst of a diffuse sheet of lymphatic tissue. Occurs close to the epithelium. May contain germinal centers.
Lymphocytes: Predominant cell type in the palatine tonsil.
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