HyperDic: tonsilla_adenoidea

English > 1 sense of the expression tonsilla adenoidea:
NOUNbodytonsilla adenoidea, pharyngeal tonsil, adenoid, Luschka's tonsil, third tonsil, tonsilla pharyngealisa collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)
English > tonsilla adenoidea: 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, Luschka's tonsil, third tonsil, tonsilla pharyngealis
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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