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Synonyms for adenoidˈæd nˌɔɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pharyngeal tonsil, adenoid, Luschka's tonsil, third tonsil, tonsilla pharyngealis, tonsilla adenoidea(adj)

    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"

    third tonsil, pharyngeal tonsil, adenoid, tonsilla pharyngealis, tonsilla adenoidea

  2. adenoid(adj)

    relating to or resembling lymphatic glands or lymphoid tissue


  1. adenoid(noun)

    tonsilla pharyngealis, third tonsil, tonsilla adenoidea, pharyngeal tonsil, Luschkas tonsil

  2. adenoid(adjective)

    Of or relating to lymphatic glands or lymphoid tissue; lymphoid.

    Luschkas tonsil, pharyngeal tonsil, third tonsil, tonsilla pharyngealis, tonsilla adenoidea

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