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Definitions of adenoid in various dictionaries:
noun - a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)
adj - relating to or resembling lymphatic glands or lymphoid tissue
Of, relating to, or resembling lymphatic glands or lymphoid tissue.
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|It's above the tonsil|
|Of the lymph glands|
|Lymphoid throat mass|
|Lymphoid mass in the throat|
|It's near a tonsil|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|a mass of enlarged lymphatic tissue between the back of the nose and the throat, often hindering speaking and breathing in young children.|
|One of two masses of lymphoid tissue located at the back of the nose in the upper part of the throat that may obstruct normal breathing and make speech difficult when swollen. Often used in the plural.|
|Of or relating to lymphatic glands or lymphoid tissue lymphoid.|
|a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)|
|relating to or resembling lymphatic glands or lymphoid tissue|
The adenoid, also known as a pharyngeal tonsil or nasopharyngeal tonsil, is the superior-most of the tonsils. It is a mass of lymphatic tissue located behind the nasal cavity, in the roof of the nasopharynx, where the nose blends into the throat. In children, it normally forms a soft mound in the roof and back wall of the nasopharynx, just above and behind the uvula.|
* The term adenoid is also used to represent adenoid hypertrophy.