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Definition of the noun adenoid

What does adenoid mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adenoids

  1. a collection of lymphatic tissue in the throat behind the uvula (on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx)

Alternative definition of the noun adenoid

noun

  1. [anatomy] One of two folds of lymphatic tissue covered by ciliated epithelium. They are found in the roof and posterior wall of the nasopharynx at the back of the throat behind the uvula. They may obstruct normal breathing and make speech difficult when swollen, a condition often called adenitis.

Definition of the adjective adenoid

What does adenoid mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. relating to or resembling lymphatic glands or lymphoid tissue

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

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

Also called adenoid cystic carcinoma, adenomyoepithelioma, cribriform carcinoma, cylindroma. Adenocystic carcinoma (Silverberg et al, 2006) adenocystoma [Gk, DGƝQ + kystis, ...

Google previewGaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotations (2008)

A Collection of Quotations Pertaining to Archaeology, Architecture, Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Cosmology, Darwinism, Death, Engineering, Geology, Life, Mathematics, Medicine, Nature, Nursing, Paleontology, Philosophy, Physics, Probability, Science, Statistics, Technology, Theory, Universe, and Zoology by Carl C. Gaither, Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither

ADENOID Chapin, Charles V. American physician [It is] more important to remove adenoids from the child than it is to remove ashes from the back yard. How to Avoid Infection (p. 61) Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts ...

Google previewA Gateway to MDS- Encyclopedia of MCQs in Dental Sciences (Vol 2 : Basic) : 2005 (2005)

Adenoid cystic carcinoma B. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma C Clear cell carcinoma D. Sjogren's syndrome 90. Which is not present in Sicca syndrome: A.

Google previewAustralian Nurses' Dictionary (2016)

by Jennie King, Rhonda Hawley

adenoid ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2012)

by Mosby, Inc

adenocystoma adenomatous Also called adenoid cystic carcinoma, adenomyoepithelioma, cribriform carcinoma, cylindroma. Adenocystic carcinoma (Silverberg et al, 2006) adenocystoma. See adenocyst. adenodynia /ad′ənōdin ′ē·ə/.

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Mosby

adenocystoma adenomatous Also called adenoid cystic carcinoma, adenomyoepithelioma, cribriform carcinoma, cylindroma. m t -' . Adenocystic carcinoma (Siiverberg ef al, 2006) adenocystoma. See adenocyst. adenodynia / ad'onodin'e-o/.

Google previewFlint's Condensed Complete Encyclopedia of Medicine and Surgery (1892)

the fibrous polypus and the adenoid polypus ; as rare pathological curiosities, dermoid and cystic polypi have been observed. Fibrous polypus. —This is composed of fibro-cellular tissue, ...

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary (1922)

by William Alexander Newman Dorland

adenoid t., connective tissue like that forming the lymphatic glands. It consists of a network of fibers, in the meshes of which lodge lymphoid cells, adipose t., fatty tissue; connective tissue made up of fat- ...

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Adenoid Meaning

Video shows what adenoid means. Of or relating to lymphatic glands or lymphoid tissue; lymphoid.. adenoid synonyms: pharyngeal tonsil, Luschka's tonsil, third ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2E1N1O1I1D2

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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