ad·e·noid·ism 'ad-ən-.ȯi-.diz-əm n a group of symptoms (as an adenoid facies) associated with the presence of enlarged adenoids

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ad·e·noid·ism (adґə-noid″iz-əm) a syndrome resulting from great enlargement of the adenoids.

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  • adenoidism — adenoidísm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  ADENOIDÍSM s.n. (med.) Ansamblu de tulburări în dezvoltarea fizică şi psihică a copilului, cauzate de infecţia cronică a vegetaţiilor adenoide. [< fr. adénoïdisme].… …   Dicționar Român

  • adenoidism — noun adenoiditis …   Wiktionary

  • Adenoids — Masses of lymphoid tissue in the upper part of throat behind the nose. * * * 1. A normal collection of unencapsulated lymphoid tissue in the nasopharynx. Also called pharyngeal tonsils. 2. Common terminology for the large (normal) pharyngeal… …   Medical dictionary

  • Tornwaldt (Thornwaldt) abscess — an abscess occurring in the adenoids, usually associated with adenoidism …   Medical dictionary

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