Definition of adenoids in English:
A mass of enlarged lymphatic tissue between the back of the nose and the throat, often hindering speaking and breathing in young children.
- Close to the front opening of the Eustachian tubes are masses of tissue called adenoids.
- Even though some children may need surgery, it's important to remember that enlarged adenoids are normal in some children.
- Enlarged adenoids can also be caused by repeated chest infections or allergies, but in other cases the cause is unknown.
- Example sentences
- I hear that high, adenoidal voice that sounds like 50 other kids who have that same adenoidal voice.
- Some listeners will probably find his voice a bit adenoidal for their tastes.
- Mike's pinched, adenoidal tenor gave a little bite to the verses of their songs, but they were defined by Brian's angelic falsetto on the choruses.
Words that rhyme with adenoidscrossroads • Lloyd's
Definition of adenoids in:
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