Definition of Adenoids

1. Noun. (plural of adenoid) ¹



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Definition of Adenoids

1. adenoid [n] - See also: adenoid

Medical Definition of Adenoids

1. 1. A normal collection of unencapsulated lymphoid tissue in the nasopharynx. Also called pharyngeal tonsils. 2. Common terminology for the large (normal) pharyngeal tonsils of children. Origin: G. Aden, gland, + -eidos, resemblance (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adenoids

adenohypophysitis
adenoid
adenoid cystic carcinoma
adenoid facies
adenoid squamous cell carcinoma
adenoid tissue
adenoid tumour
adenoidal
adenoidal-pharyngeal-conjunctival virus
adenoidally
adenoidectomies
adenoidectomy
adenoidism
adenoiditis
adenoiditises
adenoids (current term)
adenoleiomyofibroma
adenolipoma
adenolipomatosis
adenological
adenology
adenolymphocele
adenolymphoma
adenolymphomas
adenolymphomata
adenoma
adenoma fibrosum
adenoma of nipple
adenoma sebaceum
adenomas

Literary usage of Adenoids

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"The influence of adenoids and chronic enlargement of the tonsils on the growing child is paramount. Development, both mental and physical, is impeded by the ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"ALTHOUGH the clinical conditions associated with adenoids and enlarged tonsils are now widely recognized, the pathology of these overgrowths is not fully ..."

3. The Cause and cure of colds by William Samuel Sadler (1910)
"SUBJECTIVE SYMPTOMS OF adenoids. THE REMOVAL OF adenoids. THE TONSILS ; TONSILITIS. WE have previously considered adenoids as one of the predisposing causes ..."

4. Wisconsin Medical Journal by State Medical Society of Wisconsin (1904)
"For many years the subject of adenoids has received much attention at the hands of the medical profession, and in presenting a paper upon this much ..."

5. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann (1908)
"Korner has found adenoids in 36 per cent. of sea-coast dwellers. Symptoms.—The symptoms depend largely upon the size of the growth in the nasopharynx, ..."

6. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1905)
"CESSATION OF EPILEPSY CONSEQUENT ON REMOVAL OF adenoids. BY STCLAIR THOMSON, MD. FRCP. FRCS. Physician for Diseases of the Throat in King's College Hospital ..."

7. The Care and Feeding of Children: A Catechism for the Use of Mothers and by Luther Emmett Holt (1920)
"adenoids What are adenoids? The name is given to a lymphatic, ... Do all children have adenoids? They are one of the normal structures of the throat. ..."

8. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann (1912)
"Korner has found adenoids in 36 per cent. of sea-coast dwellers. Symptoms.—The symptoms depend largely upon the size of the growth in the nasopharynx, ..."

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