1ad·e·noid adj \ˈad-ən-ˌȯid, ˈad-ˌnȯid\
: of, like, or relating to glands or glandular tissue; especially : like or belonging to lymphoid tissue
: of or relating to the adenoids <in the adenoid region of the pharynx>
a : of, relating to, or affected with abnormally enlarged adenoids <a severe adenoid condition> <an adenoid patient> b : characteristic of one affected with abnormally enlarged adenoids <adenoid facies>
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