adenoidal

adenoidal

[ad-n-oid-l]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the adenoids; adenoid.
2.
having the adenoids enlarged, especially to a degree that interferes with normal breathing.
3.
being characteristically pinched and nasal in tone quality: a high-pitched, adenoidal voice.

Origin:
1915–20; adenoid + -al1

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adenoidal (ˌædɪˈnɔɪdəl)
 
adj
1.  having the nasal tones or impaired breathing of one with enlarged adenoids
2.  another word for adenoid

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