relating to or resembling lymphatic glands or lymphoid tissue.
a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx); "hypertrophy of the pharyngeal tonsils is called adenoids", "enlarged adenoids may restrict the breathing of children". Synonyms: Luschka's tonsil, pharyngeal tonsil, third tonsil, tonsilla adenoidea, tonsilla pharyngealis.
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