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Definitions of adenoid:
  • noun:   a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)
    Example: "Hypertrophy of the pharyngeal tonsils is called adenoids"
  • adjective:   relating to or resembling lymphatic glands or lymphoid tissue

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