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Adenoidal means having to do with the adenoids. The entry in this project that was published immediately before this one was on the word adenoid. You can look it up there if you are interested. Adenoidal can also mean showing the symptoms of having enlarged adenoids. These symptoms may include snoring and sounding as if […]


According to Wikipedia, the adenoid is “also known as a pharyngeal tonsil or nasopharyngeal tonsil.” I take exception to that statement. However, the only change I’d make to it is to add, “to a very few people.” I’d rewrite it as, “also known to a very few people as a pharyngeal tonsil or nasopharyngeal tonsil.” […]