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(Science: pathology) inflammation of the tonsils, especially the palatine tonsils.

Origin: L. Tonsilla = tonsil

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Streptococcus pyogens

... primary infection can be difficult as well (for example rheumatic artritis, which is an autoimmune reaction after the initial infection, such as tonsillitis). That being said, sometimes S. pyogenes can be found from healthy individuals who have become colonized by the microbe, but do not develop ...

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by biohazard
Fri Apr 24, 2009 12:55 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Streptococcus pyogens
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Can anyone tell me the early symptoms of tonsillitis...there seem to be nothing about it on the links i got from google (and my doctor is on holiday :( ). Thanks in advance

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by opuntia
Sat Jul 23, 2005 7:31 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Tonsillitis
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