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adenoidal

[ad-n-oid-l] /ˌæd nˈɔɪd l/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the adenoids; adenoid.
2.
having the adenoids enlarged, especially to a degree that interferes with normal breathing.
3.
being characteristically pinched and nasal in tone quality:
a high-pitched, adenoidal voice.
Origin of adenoidal
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20; adenoid + -al1
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adenoidal

/ˌædɪˈnɔɪdəl/
adjective
1.
having the nasal tones or impaired breathing of one with enlarged adenoids
2.
another word for adenoid
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Word Origin and History for adenoidal
adj.

1852, from adenoids (see adenoid) + -al (1).

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