Medical Terminology





Definition: A collection of lymphoid nodules on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx..

Pronunciation: ad'ĕ-noydz

Body System: Lymphatic

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: adenoids

J35.2 Hypertrophy of adenoids
J35.3 Hypertrophy of tonsils with hypertrophy of adenoids
J35.8 Other chronic diseases of tonsils and adenoids
J35.9 Chronic disease of tonsils and adenoids, unspecified

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