Examples from the Web for adenoids
Some girl with adenoids here the other night been studying 'Einstein'.Narcissus|Evelyn Scott
The diet may be at fault; adenoids are supposed by some physicians to be the cause.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)|Grant Hague
"I'm afraid she has adenoids, poor child," said Eleanor, kindly.Poor Relations|Compton Mackenzie
Adenoids will be described later; here they are mentioned only because they may press upon and close the Eustachian tubes.Physiology|Ernest G. Martin
A great New York specialist was attending to the adenoids and making progress.The A.E.F.|Heywood Broun
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Word Origin for adenoid
Medicine definitions for adenoids
Related formsad′e•noi′dal (ăd′n-oid′l) adj.
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Culture definitions for adenoids
Two masses of tissue at the junction of the nose and throat, which, like the tonsils, function in the lymphatic system. They help filter out harmful microorganisms that can cause infection. Continually swollen adenoids may interfere with breathing and affect speech.