|Tonsillectomy, in simple terms is the surgical removal of tonsils; two masses of tissue located one on either side, at the back of the throat.|
|Usually, only the tonsils are removed. However, in some cases, it might be necessary to remove the adenoids, which are located by the side of the tonsil.|
|Tonsils (also called palatine tonsils) are two masses of lymph type of tissues located on both sides of the back of the throat.|
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