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adenoid

ad·e·noid

adenoid

 
pronunciation:
ae d noId
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: (usu. pl.) a mass of tissue between the nose and the throat that, when swollen, can hinder breathing.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or relating to the adenoids.
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