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Related / Similar Words: pharyngeal tonsil, Luschka's tonsil, third tonsil, tonsilla pharyngealis, tonsilla adenoidea

 

Definition:
  • a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx); "hypertrophy of the pharyngeal tonsils is called adenoids"; "enlarged adenoids may restrict the breathing of children";
  • relating to or resembling lymphatic glands or lymphoid tissue;

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    Pertainyms: pharyngeal tonsil, Luschka's tonsil, third tonsil, tonsilla pharyngealis, tonsilla adenoidea

     

    Part Meronyms: throat, pharynx

     

    Anagrams: Dionaea

     

     
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