adenoid cystic carcinoma
adenoid cystic carcinoma n.
A carcinoma characterized by large epithelial masses containing round glandlike spaces or cysts, frequently containing mucus, that are bordered by layers of epithelial cells. Also called cylindromatous carcinoma.
- Adenoid squamous cell carcinoma
adenoid squamous cell carcinoma adenoid squamous cell carcinoma n. See adenoacanthoma.
of or relating to the ; . having the enlarged, especially to a degree that interferes with normal breathing. being characteristically pinched and nasal in tone quality: a high-pitched, adenoidal voice. Contemporary Examples His voice is adenoidal and grating, his manner unnatural and studied. Unconsidered Trifles: Found Comedy in the Age of Social Media Tom […]
Surgery. surgical removal of the . noun (pl) -mies surgical removal of the adenoids adenoidectomy ad·e·noid·ec·to·my (ād’n-oi-děk’tə-mē) n. Surgical removal of adenoid growths in the nasopharynx.
inflammation of the tissue. adenoiditis ad·e·noid·i·tis (ād’n-oi-dī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the adenoids.
Usually, adenoids. an enlarged mass of lymphoid tissue in the upper pharynx, often obstructing breathing through the nasal passages. of or relating to the lymph glands. of or relating to the adenoids. Historical Examples The diet may be at fault; adenoids are supposed by some physicians to be the cause. The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. […]