What Are the Large Lymphatic Nodes Found in the Walls of the Pharynx Called?
The lymphatic nodes found around the pharynx are the adenoids. The adenoids work by trapping bacteria and viruses that can be harmful. They also make certain antibodies that will help the body to fight off infections. You can find more information here: http://kidshealth.org/kid/ill_injure/sick/adenoids.html