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Definition of the noun Adenoiditis

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  1. [medicine] Inflammation of the adenoid in the human throat.


Adenoiditis is the inflammation of the adenoid tissue, usually caused by an infection. Adenoiditis is treated using medication or surgical intervention.

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Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination (2012)

by Linda Anne Silvestri

Adenoiditis refers to inflammation and infection of the ...

Google previewNursing Care of Children (2014)

Principles and Practice by Susan R. James, Kristine Nelson, Jean Ashwill

Adenoiditis refers to infection and inflammation of the pharyngeal tonsils, or adenoids, which are located above the palatine tonsils on the posterior wall of the nasopharynx. The purpose of these lymphoid tissues is to filter and protect the ...

Google previewSelf-Assessment in Otolaryngology (2016)

by James Paul O'Neill, Jatin P. Shah

Adenoiditis is an important contributing factor to pediatric chronic rhinosinusitis, especially in younger children. c. Fragile X syndrome d. Velocardiofacial syndrome 100. The posterior pillar of the tonsillar pillar is the most important tonsillar ...

Google previewMedical Review of Reviews (1901)

Acute primary adenoiditis is a bsnign affection which pursues a rapid course, terminating in three or four days in soma cases, while, on the other hand, it sometimes persists for any period up to three weeks. The more acute cases terminate in ...

Google previewThe Comprehensive Dictionary of Patron Saints (2014)

by Pablo Ricardo Quintana

Adenoiditis [A] – (See Throat Disease) Adjuntas, Puerto Rico – Anne,Joaquim Administrators - Calixtus, ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

adenoiditis sad'onoidI"tis/, an inflammation of the adenoids. adenoids ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Adenoiditis Inflammation of the adenoid.

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

sinusitis, tonsillitis, adenoiditis, pharyngitis, otitis media and croup (laryngitis), often involving the tonsils and cervical lymph nodes. Such infections seldom require hospital treatment, but epiglottitis ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

adenoid/o- adenoids adenoiditis ( inflammation ...

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

adenoiditis Infection of the adenoids. adenoma Abenign tumor that arises in or resembles glandular tissue. If an adenoma becomes cancerous, it is called ...

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary (1922)

by William Alexander Newman Dorland

adenoiditis (ad-en-oi-di'tis). Inflammation of an adenoid. adenoids (ad'en-oidz). See adenoid. adenoliomyofibroma (ad"en-o-li"o- mi"o-fi-bro'- mah). A liomyofibroma containing adenomatous elements.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

adenoiditis sad'onoids'tiss, an inflammation of the ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

adenoiditis [ad'a noi di 'tis] ...

Google previewA practical medical dictionary ... (1914)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

adenoiditis (ad' e-noy-di'(de')tis). Inflammation of adenoid growths in the rhinopharynx. ad'enoids.

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

adenoiditis (ad”é-noyd-it'is) [adenoid + -itis] Inflammation of adenoid tissue. adenoids (ad'(é-)noydz”) [aden- + -oid] 1. Lymphatic tissue forming a ...

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