supratonsillär
su|pra|tonsillä̱r, in fachspr. Fügungen: su|pra|tonsilla̱ris, ...re [zu ↑supra... und ↑Tonsille]:
oberhalb der Gaumenmandel liegend (Anat., Med.)

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