What Is An Adenoid?

Our adenoids are located at the back of the throat, just below where the nose connects. Also known as the pharyngeal tonsil, they are part of our immune system because they protect us from bacteria or viruses that might enter the body when we breathe or swallow. They are more important for children than adults, and they shrink as we grow older. Help out today as Dr. Suzi performs an adenoidectomy... scrub in!
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