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English definition of “adenoids”

adenoids

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