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pharyngeal tonsil

noun
1.
the technical name for adenoids
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pharyngeal tonsil in Medicine

pharyngeal tonsil n.
A collection of aggregated lymphoid nodules that occur on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx, hypertrophy of which constitutes adenoids.

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