HyperDic: luschka[s_tonsil

English > 1 sense of the expression Luschka's tonsil:
NOUNbodyLuschka's tonsil, pharyngeal tonsil, adenoid, third tonsil, tonsilla pharyngealis, tonsilla adenoideaa collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)
English > Luschka's tonsil: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx).
Synonymspharyngeal tonsil, adenoid, third tonsil, tonsilla pharyngealis, tonsilla adenoidea
Part ofthroat, pharynxThe passage to the stomach and lungs
Broaderlymphatic tissue, lymphoid tissuetissue making up the lymphatic system
Spanishadenoide, amígdala adenoidea, tonsilla adenoidea
Catalanadenoide, amígdala adenoide, amígdala faríngia, tonsilla adenoidea

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