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English definition of “adenoids”

adenoids

noun [plural] uk   /ˈæd.ən.ɔɪdz/ us  
the soft mass of flesh between the back of the nose and the throat, which sometimes makes breathing difficultThe nose
adenoidal
adjective uk   /ˌæd.ənˈɔɪ.dəl/ us  
Describing qualities of the human voice
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