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Adenoids: The adenoids are a pair of structures, classified as a type of tonsil, that are a part of the immune system. Adenoids are located in the roof of the pharynx and back of the nose help to protect the body from potential infection of invading pathogens into the respiratory system and the digestive system. They possibly play a role in fighting pharyngeal infections and upper respiratory infections.
The adenoids are made up of lymphatic tissue and contain lymphocytes. Conditions that can afflict the adenoids include adenoid hypertrophy, tonsillitis, and pharyngeal cancer.
The following organs are closely related to the organ: Adenoids:
The following conditions are related to the organ: Adenoids:
The following are other names for the organ: Adenoids:
The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Adenoids:
These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Adenoids:
Condition count: 2 ; see list below.
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