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Definitions and Synonyms of tonsilla adenoidea | Another word for tonsilla adenoidea | What is tonsilla adenoidea?

Definition 1: a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx) - [noun denoting body]

Samples where tonsilla adenoidea or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • hypertrophy of the pharyngeal tonsils is called adenoids
  • enlarged adenoids may restrict the breathing of children

Synonyms for tonsilla adenoidea in the sense of this definition

(tonsilla adenoidea is a kind of ...) tissue making up the lymphatic system

(... is part of tonsilla adenoidea) the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone

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