how to pronounce adenoid


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adenoid is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of adenoid


  1. Of or relating to lymphatic glands or lymphoid tissue; lymphoid.


  1. One of two folds of lymphatic tissue covered by ciliated epithelium. They are found in the roof and posterior wall of the nasopharynx at the back of the throat behind the uvula. They may obstruct normal breathing and make speech difficult when swollen, a condition often called adenitis.

adenoid frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word adenoid occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics adenoid can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that adenoid can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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