The diet may be at fault; adenoids are supposed by some physicians to be the cause.
Croup is most frequently associated with large tonsils and adenoids.
Note if the child is a mouth-breather, or gives other signs of adenoids or enlarged tonsils.
The presence of adenoids favors the development of ear complications.
Children who have adenoids invariably suffer from chronic "head-colds" with a discharge from the nose.
The adenoids can be easily demonstrated to either exist or be absent.
Surgery was active, though the days of appendicitis and adenoids were still a long way off.
Fully two-thirds of these can be traced to the direct influence of the adenoids.
She thought I had adenoids and I thought she dislikt me too much, but it turned out not.
Therefore sore eyes are given as one of the indexes of adenoids.
adenoid ad·e·noid (ād'n-oid')
A lymphoid tissue growth located at the back of the nose in the upper part of the throat that when swollen may obstruct normal breathing and make speech difficult.
adenoids Hypertrophy of the pharyngeal tonsil resulting from chronic inflammation.
Two masses of tissue at the junction of the nose and throat, which, like the tonsils, function in the lymphatic system. They help filter out harmful microorganisms that can cause infection. Continually swollen adenoids may interfere with breathing and affect speech.
Note: Adenoids are sometimes surgically removed along with the tonsils if they are persistently inflamed (see inflammation).
Note: Swollen adenoids give a distinctive nasal sound to the voice.