Organ: Adenoids

Adenoids: Small tonsil-like nodes in the nasopharynx
Introduction: The adenoids are small lymph glands at the back of the nasal cavity where it meets the pharynx (throat). They are similar in function to tonsils and are part of the immune system.
Condition count: 2 ; see list below.
Related organs: neck (43), throat (44), tonsils (7), trachea (5)
Organs: all organs

Diseases list: The following list of medical conditions have 'Adenoids' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:


  • Adenoid disorders ... adenoids
  • Adenoiditis ... adenoids

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