adenoid facies

adenoid facies
facies adenoide.

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  • adenoid facies — the dull expression, with open mouth, sometimes seen in children with hypertrophy of the pharyngeal tonsils (“adenoids”). Adenoid facies in a child with marked enlargement of tonsils and adenoids necessitating mouth breathing and disrupting… …   Medical dictionary

  • adenoid face — adenoid facies …   Medical dictionary

  • Facies — A direct borrowing from the Latin, facies means face. * * * 1. [TA] SYN: face (1). 2. [NA] SYN: surface. 3. SYN: expression (2). [L.] acromial articular f. of clavicle SYN: acromial facet of clavicle. adenoid f. the open mouthed and often …   Medical dictionary

  • adenoid — 1. Glandlike; of glandular appearance. SYN: adeniform. 2. See pharyngeal tonsil. [adeno + G. eidos, appearance] * * * ad·e·noid ad ən .ȯid, ad .nȯid adj 1) of, like, or relating to glands or glandular tissue esp like or belonging to lymphoid… …   Medical dictionary

  • adenoid — I. noun Etymology: Greek adenoeidēs glandular, from adēn Date: circa 1890 either of two abnormally enlarged masses of lymphoid tissue at the back of the pharynx that usually obstruct the nasal and ear passages; also such a mass when not… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • facies — noun (plural facies) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, face Date: circa 1736 1. general appearance < a plant species with a particularly distinct facies > 2. an appearance and expression of the face characteristic of a particular condition… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adenoid — adeno|i̱d [↑adeno... u. ↑], in fachspr. Fügungen: adeno|i̱des, auch: adeno|i̱de|us, ...dea,|um: drüsenähnlich (bes. von Wucherungen der Rachenmandel); z. B. in der Fügung ↑Facies adenoidea; auch für: lymphoid …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Pharyngeal tonsil — Location of the adenoid Latin tonsilla pharyngea MeSH …   Wikipedia

  • adenoidism — ad·e·noid·ism ad ən .ȯi .diz əm n a group of symptoms (as an adenoid facies) associated with the presence of enlarged adenoids * * * ad·e·noid·ism (adґə noid″iz əm) a syndrome resulting from great enlargement of the adenoids …   Medical dictionary

  • List of diseases (A) — A listing of diseases.DiseasesTOC Aa Ab* Aagenaes syndrome * Aarskog Ose Pande syndrome * Aarskog syndrome * Aase Smith syndrome * Aase syndrome * ABCD syndrome * Abasia * Abdallat Davis Farrage syndrome * Abdominal aortic aneurysm * Abdominal… …   Wikipedia