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adj ad·e·noid \ˈad-ən-ˌid, ˈad-ˌnid\

Medical Definition of ADENOID

:  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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