Translation of adenoids in Spanish:

adenoids

vegetaciones (adenoideas), n.

Pronunciation /ˈædnˌɔɪdz//ˈadɪnɔɪdz/

plural noun

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    (feminine plural) vegetaciones (adenoideas)
    • The doctor will also check the size of the adenoids to see if they are unusually enlarged and blocking the Eustachian tube.
    • Tonsils and adenoids are composed of tissue similar to the lymph nodes or ‘glands’ found in the neck, groin and other places in the body.
    • Surgery might also help by removing tonsils and adenoids that prevent proper breathing.
    • Close to the front opening of the Eustachian tubes are masses of tissue called adenoids.
    • Enlarged adenoids or tonsils, which are at the back of the throat, may block the Eustachian tube.
    • Lateral neck radiography provides useful information about the size of the adenoids and their relationship to the upper airway.
    • Removal of the adenoids and tonsils may help if they are blocking the entrance to the Eustachian tube.
    • Overweight men between the ages of 30 and 65 are most commonly affected, but it may also occur in children with enlarged tonsils or adenoids.
    • As it turned out, I had really bad adenoids and near-constant tonsil infections - when the tonsils came out around age 7, my appetite revved up somewhat.
    • Tonsils and adenoids were present in all subjects.
    • Increased size of the adenoids causes breathing problems and also susceptibility to infections.
    • The adenoids, which are gland-like structures located in the back of the upper throat near the eustachian tubes, are large in children and can interfere with the opening of the Eustachian tubes.
    • The child was also mouth-breathing, a sign that her adenoids were so enlarged that she was unable to breathe through her nose.
    • If your child snores during sleep, he may have enlarged tonsils or adenoids that are making it hard for him to breathe while asleep, waking him up often.
    • If the adenoids are unusually enlarged, and blocking the Eustachian tubes, they may also have to be removed.
    • Even though some children may need surgery, it's important to remember that enlarged adenoids are normal in some children.
    • I was in hospital to have enlarged adenoids removed.
    • The tissue that makes up the adenoids is called ‘lymphoid tissue’, which means that it contains white blood cells of the immune system.
    • Enlarged adenoids can also be caused by repeated chest infections or allergies, but in other cases the cause is unknown.