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Definition of tonsillitis noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

tonsillitis

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌtɒnsəˈlaɪtɪs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌtɑːnsəˈlaɪtɪs//
 
[uncountable]
 
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an infection of the tonsils in which they become swollen and sore
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tonsillitis