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adenoidal

(ăd′n-oid′l)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the adenoids.
2. Suggestive of the vocal sound caused by abnormally enlarged adenoids: a singer with an adenoidal voice.

adenoidal

(ad′(ĕ-)noyd″ăl)
1. A colloquial term for pert. to or affected with abnormally enlarged pharyngeal tonsils in children.
2. A colloquial term for pert. to a nasal tone in the voice.
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The patient also has a history of asthma (treated with albuterol and nedocromil sodium, with occasional use of steroid inhaler) and tonsillar adenoidal hypertrophy.
Jones's early films are anchored by cute Thorson-designed creatures such as Sniffles the adenoidal mouse, Inki the politically incorrect African boy, his inscrutable mynah bird antagonist, and the curious puppy.
In 1994, I can imagine novelist Ford Madox Ford--fat, adenoidal, and six years dead in 1945--sharing a table with these expatriates who had sat out the war in Florence.
Snoring in children may be a sign of adenoidal hypertrophy.
With a back catalogue like pure musical Prozac, just a cursory listen to that adenoidal but oddly-charming voice and Richman's infectious energy and humour can't fail but to rub off on the listener.
We've had Hooray Henry for a year so an adenoidal Gromit with a portfolio of glib sound bites might just be the ticket.
I can almost hear the adenoidal estuary vowels of the person who dreamt up this one," he said.
It is absolutely essential that allergy testing is done in patients with suspected allergic since conditions such as adenoidal hypertrophy, foreign body in the nose, chronic infective sinusitis and nasal polyps may mimic the signs and symptoms of allergic .
The oral cavity appeared normal; however, indirect laryngoscopy revealed mild hypopharyngeal erythema with hyperplasia of the adenoidal bed.
The SL signature tune is a satisfying cross between a throaty roar and an adenoidal growl; The appeal of the CLS is the supremely smooth and quiet ride
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