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adenoidal

another word for adenoid (for all senses)
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The most common causes of OSAHS in children include tonsil hypertrophy, adenoidal hypertrophy, macroglossia, obesity, chronic rhinitis and deviation of nasal septum (5,6).
While Roberts was generally in tune, his tone was dull and adenoidal.
reported that the IgA and IgM levels of children with adenoidal hypertrophy surpassed those of normal ones.
In May 2013, this patient had received adenoidectomy by PEAK PlasmaBlade to remove adenoidal tissue that blocked the torus tubarius.
Mechanical/structural causes of nasal obstruction range from foreign bodies to anatomical variations including nasal polyps, a deviated septum, adenoidal hypertrophy, foreign bodies, and tumors.
The mix of the crunching gravel and the squeak of the cart's wheels, amplified from the relative quiet into the facsimile of an adenoidal lyric, is muzak to his ears.
Adenoidal epithelium was isolated, and real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction (RT-qPCR) was employed to measure relative expression levels of the following messenger RNAs in hypertrophic adenoid epithelial cells of pediatric patients with and without CRS: Human [sz]-defensin (HBD) 2 and 3, surfactant protein (SP)-A and D, toll-like receptors 1-10, nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain (NOD)-like receptors NOD 1, NOD 2, and NACHT, LRR and PYD domains-containing protein 3, retinoic acid-induced gene 1, melanoma differentiation-associated gene 5, and nuclear factor-?B (NF-?B).
(8) (1997) states that the group with effusive otitis media had a larger adenoidal volume, smaller nasopharyngeal cavity, and greater nasopharyngeal airway obstruction (all significant differences) than children without ear disease.
Radiographic evaluation of adenoidal size in children: Adenoidal-nasopharyngeal ratio.
His nose operation some years ago could not prevent him from sounding adenoidal and unable to deliver really rousing rhetoric.
Hugo, a high school saxophonist, seemed content to be the guy behind the guy in the studio, while Williams gradually gravitated further toward center stage, appearing in videos for many of the artists they produced, with his adenoidal falsetto often providing the hooks.
May it sweep through both parties in 2016 and carry off Hillary and the whole covey of squawking Republican chickenhawks--like a hurricane, as a great adenoidal Canadian once sang.