Adenoidal (adjective)

Relating to or resembling the adenoids; characterized by an exaggerated or abnormal development of the adenoids.


The word "adenoidal" is derived from the name of the gland, adenoids.


  1. He had an adenoidal voice due to the enlargement of his adenoids.
  2. The adenoidal condition causes difficulty in breathing and speaking.
  3. The adenoidal tissue in the back of the throat can become inflamed, causing nasal congestion.
  4. The adenoidal hypertrophy is a common cause of snoring and sleep apnea.
  5. Adenoidal problems can cause a child to have difficulty hearing and speaking clearly.
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