DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ADENOID & TONSILS

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TONSILS AND ADENOID?

TONSILS  :-

1)   Tonsils are paired.

2)   Tonsils are situated in oropharynx.

3)   The covering epithelium of Tonsils is stratified squamous.

4)   In Tonsils the crypts are present on the medial surface.

5)   In Tonsils the capsule is present on the lateral surface.

6)   Tonsils are present right up to old age.


ADENOIDS :-

1)   Adenoid is single.

2)   Adenoid is situated on the roof and post, wall of nasopharynx.

3)   The covering epithelium of Adenoid is Ciliated Columnar.

4)   In Adenoid the longitudinal furrows are present on the ventral surface.

5)   In Adenoid there is No Capsule at all.

6)   Adenoid Disappear at or before the age of 12 Years.

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Aris Budianto 5 years ago from Lying along the equator Country

Useful hub, now I know the difference, thank you.


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drdspervez 5 years ago from Pakistan Author

Dear Aris Budianto thanks a lot for reading my article and your good comment. :)

DR.DURRESHAHWAR PERVEZ


Dr ijax 4 years ago

Thanks a lot it will help me n exam


Bhavesh 4 years ago

Tonsils crypt present

Adenoids crypt absent


sana 3 years ago

it really waz helping thanks!!!


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drdspervez 3 years ago from Pakistan Author

Thanks. sana.

Dr. Durreshahwar Pervez


Narges 3 years ago

THANK YOU for this very useful and helpful article!!!! helped me a LOT !!!!


viraj 2 years ago

Thanks a lot....


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drdspervez 2 years ago from Pakistan Author

Dear Narges, thanks a lot for your comment.

Dr. Durreshahwar Pervez


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drdspervez 2 years ago from Pakistan Author

Dear Viraj, thanks a lot for going through my article.

Dr. Durreshahwar Pervez


sohail medical student 2 years ago

tnx it helped me in viva


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drdspervez 2 years ago from Pakistan Author

Dear sohail , good to know that my article helped u in your viva exam. Wish you all the best.

Dr. Durreshahwar Pervez


Hardik 2 years ago

Thankkzz its simple n easy to learn


DR.DURRESHAHWAR 2 years ago

Dear Hardik,

Thanks for appreciating my article.

Dr. Durreshahwar Pervez


gopi 2 years ago

Thank u so much...

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