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adenoids

noun [plural] uk   us   /ˈæd.ən.ɔɪdz/
the soft mass of flesh between the back of the nose and the throat, which sometimes makes breathing difficult
adenoidal
adjective uk   us   /ˌæd.ənˈɔɪ.dəl/
Translations of “adenoids”
in Chinese (Traditional) 腺樣體,腺樣增殖體…
in Chinese (Simplified) 腺样体,腺样增殖体…
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