ad•e•noidPronunciation: (ad'n-oid"), [key]
an enlarged mass of lymphoid tissue in the upper pharynx, often obstructing breathing through the nasal passages. See diag. under tonsil.
of or pertaining to the lymph glands.
of or pertaining to the adenoids.
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