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ADENOID

1. [n] 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"

2. [a] relating to or resembling lymphatic glands or lymphoid tissue

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