Definition of Adenoidal

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the adenoids.

Partainyms: Adenoid
Derivative terms: Adenoid

2. Adjective. Sounding as if the nose were pinched. "A whining nasal voice"
Exact synonyms: Nasal, Pinched
Similar to: High, High-pitched
Derivative terms: Nasal, Nasality

Definition of Adenoidal

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Pertaining to the adenoids ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of a voice) Sounding as if the speaker had swollen adenoids ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adenoidal

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adenoidal

adenofibromyoma
adenofibrosis
adenogenous
adenographic
adenography
adenohypophyses
adenohypophysial
adenohypophysis
adenohypophysitis
adenoid
adenoid cystic carcinoma
adenoid facies
adenoid squamous cell carcinoma
adenoid tissue
adenoid tumour
adenoidal (current term)
adenoidal-pharyngeal-conjunctival virus
adenoidally
adenoidectomies
adenoidectomy
adenoidism
adenoiditis
adenoiditises
adenoids
adenoleiomyofibroma
adenolipoma
adenolipomatosis
adenological
adenology
adenolymphocele

Literary usage of Adenoidal

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1. Health Effects of Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke: The Report of the edited by Lauren Zeise, Amy J. Dunn (2000)
"2) Decreased eustachian tube patency due to adenoidal hyperplasia Said et al. ... adenoidal hyperplasia is a recognized risk factor for the development of ..."

2. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1881)
"Since the distribution of magnetic induction is adenoidal, the induction through any surface bounded by a closed curve depends only on the form and position ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Then, too, the services of the physician are often brought into requisition, to cure some physical ill, such as adenoidal growths, which may in a measure ..."

4. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1914)
"... for the purpose of rendering bacteria-free the virus contained in tonsillar and adenoidal tissues, and to prepare them for inoculation into monkeys. ..."

5. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1908)
"The author contends from the results obtained with a blister that he has obtained indications confirming his theory that the adenoidal condition is a ..."

6. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"... and (3) tumors originating in the stroma (lympho-adenoidal sarcoma, fibrosarcoma). The differential diagnosis between these types is relatively easy. ..."

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