adenoid definition

  • noun:
    • 1 of 2 public of lymphoid structure found at the back of the nostrils when you look at the upper part of the throat that may impair typical respiration and then make address difficult when inflamed. Often used in the plural.
    • One of two folds of lymphatic structure included in ciliated epithelium. They have been found in the roof and posterior wall surface of nasopharynx at the back of the neck behind the uvula. They could impair normal respiration and work out speech tough when distended, a disorder also known as adenitis.
    • A swelling made by over growing associated with the adenoid structure inside roofing of the pharynx; -- generally in pl.
    • An adenoid development; particularly, an adenoid vegetation.
    • an accumulation lymphatic structure in neck behind the uvula (regarding posterior wall and roof regarding the nasopharynx)
  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding lymphatic glands or lymphoid tissue; lymphoid.
    • Of or regarding lymphatic glands or lymphoid muscle; lymphoid.
    • Glandlike; glandular.
    • relating to or resembling lymphatic glands or lymphoid tissue
  • others:
    • In the form of a gland; glandiform; glandular.
    • Of or pertaining to glands, specially to those associated with the lymphatic system.

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