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Related / Similar Words: pharyngeal tonsil, adenoid, Luschka's 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";

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    Part Meronyms: throat, pharynx

     

     
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