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ad·e·noid

 (ăd′n-oid′)
n.
often adenoids A mass of lymphoid tissue located at the back of the nose in the upper part of the throat, normally present only in children, that when infected and swollen can obstruct breathing.
adj.
1. Of or relating to the adenoids; adenoidal.
2. Relating to or resembling a gland; glandular.
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adenoids

(ˈædɪˌnɔɪdz)
pl n
(Anatomy) a mass of lymphoid tissue at the back of the throat behind the uvula: when enlarged it often restricts nasal breathing, esp in young children. Technical name: pharyngeal tonsil
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ad·e·noids

(ăd′n-oidz′)
Tonsils at the back of the throat that are swollen due to infection. Adenoids can block breathing through the nose.
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adenoids

Masses of lymphoid tissue in the upper throat that form part of the body’s defense against infection.
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Translations

adenoids

[ˈædɪnɔɪdz] NPLvegetaciones fpl adenoideas
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adenoids

[ˈædɪnɔɪdz] nplvégétations fpl
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adenoids

plRachenmandeln pl, → Polypen pl (inf)
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adenoids

[ˈædɪnɔɪdz] npladenoidi fpl
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ad·e·noids

n., pl. adenoides, acumulación de tejido linfático en la nasofaringe durante la niñez.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

adenoids

npl adenoides fpl
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References in periodicals archive ?
Adenoid facies (77.2%), dental problems (64.9%), OSA (63.2%), and speech disorders (54.4%) were the other most prevalent symptoms, respectively.
He used the term "adenoid facies" because he believed enlarged adenoids were the principle cause of the obstruction.
(1,2) These individuals also present the long face or adenoid facies syndrome, showing an elongation of the inferior facial height, slightly open lips, narrow maxillary arch, deep palate and Class II malocclusion.