adenotonsillectomy ad·e·no·ton·sil·lec·to·my (ād’n-ō-tŏn’sə-lěk’tə-mē)
Surgical removal of the tonsils and adenoids.
adenoviridae Adenoviridae Ad·e·no·vir·i·dae (ād’n-ō-vēr’ĭ-dē) n. A family of double-stranded DNA-containing viruses, of which there are more than 80 antigenic species that cause diseases of the respiratory tract and conjunctiva.
any of a group of DNA that cause eye and respiratory diseases. Contemporary Examples In addition, it is hoped that non-human adenovirus will be safer than adenovirus. Ebola Vaccine Will Do Little for Current Crisis Kent Sepkowitz August 27, 2014 Herpes virus, adenovirus and many others have been studied against a wide variety of cancers; […]
adenyl adenyl ad·e·nyl (ād’n-ĭl’) n. The univalent radical C5H4N5 in adenine.
- Adenylate cyclase
an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of ATP to cyclic AMP. adenylate cyclase n. An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of cyclic AMP from ATP. Also called 3′,5′-cyclic AMP synthetase.