adenoid facies n.
The appearance in children with adenoid hypertrophy, associated with a pinched nose and an open mouth.
- Adenoid cystic carcinoma
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.