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adenoidal

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adjective ad·e·noi·dal \ˌa-də-ˈnȯi-dəl\

Definition of adenoidal

  1. :  exhibiting the characteristics (as snoring, mouth breathing, and voice nasality) of one affected with abnormally enlarged adenoids :  adenoid <an adenoidal tenor> —not usually used technically



1919

First Known Use of adenoidal

1919


Medical Dictionary

adenoidal

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adjective ad·e·noi·dal \ˌad-ən-ˈȯid-əl\

Medical Definition of adenoidal

  1. :  exhibiting the characteristics (as snoring, mouth breathing, and voice nasality) of one affected with abnormally enlarged adenoids :  adenoid—not usually used technically




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