Adenoids

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Adenoids Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Adenoids Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Adenoids (also called pharyngeal tonsils, or nasopharyngeal tonsils) are tissues at the very back of the nose. They are in the part of the nose where is joins the mouth.

In most children they make a soft bump on the top and back section of the nose's air passage.

Taking away adenoids with surgery is called adenoidectomy.



Adenoids Sample Sentences in News


  • Morphine after tonsillectomy may be life threatening for children
    Treating post-operative pain with morphine can cause life-threatening respiratory problems in some children who have had their tonsils and/or adenoids removed, new research has found. Read more on this news related to 'Adenoids'

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