adenoidal


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sounding as if the nose were pinched

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The soft tissue at the posterior nasopharynx is the adenoidal tissue.
Detection of adenoidal hypertrophy using acoustic rhinomanometry.
Miliband had hour-long surgery to correct a 'deviated septum' in his nose, but hopes that it might alter his adenoidal speaking manner have apparently been dashed.
It is absolutely essential that allergy testing is done in patients with suspected allergic rhinitis since conditions such as adenoidal hypertrophy, foreign body in the nose, chronic infective sinusitis and nasal polyps may mimic the signs and symptoms of allergic rhinitis.
Third, pollutants may result in adenoidal hyperplasia, resulting in narrowing of the Eustachian tubes.
The viral envelope protein, glycoprotein 120 (gpl20), binds to the CD4+ molecule on dendritic cells in cervicovaginal epithelium as well as tonsillar and adenoidal tissue, which may serve as initial target cells in infection transmitted via genital-oral sex.
He persists in singing, in that adenoidal way of his, but he sounds weedy when the real pros, like Ruby Turner,his long-time sparring partner, take over the vocal duties.
Well, he had issues like the broken bell of ancestral tone deafness, an analgesic of a voice he would smoke in that bitter way men of drama offer, thumb and index finger, pain at inhale or there would be the burnt tire blues constantly dickered with, "baby too much trouble for a smile/I'll love you for your soft umber hills/ anyways, I'll stay a while/" just a raspy croak, Calandria and rebar, the water park one block off the Muqatta, adenoidal squeals of children and the chevron scat of heavy tracked vehicles marking up the streets, he sits in an armless chair and listens to cacophony with no commercial breaks.
This is your captaid speakig," announced an adenoidal voice through the plane's loudspeaker.
It is the most emotionally satisfying, blending spot-on comedy and adenoidal sexual tension (Hermione pines for Ron, Harry pines for Ginny) with scenes of gutsy vulnerability.
But if you stand like this"--the posture sags, the neck disappears, the shoulders grotesquely hunch up to the ears--"it's like you're saying"--in the squeaky voice of an adenoidal robot--"Hi, I'm Daniel.
Electronically restricted to a top speed of 155mph, the signature tune reveals a satisfying overture, a cross between a throaty roar and an adenoidal growl.
Adenoidal atrophy, velopharyngeal incompetence and sucking exercises: A 2-year follow-up case report.
The Massachusetts singer-songwriter has a scratchy, smokily adenoidal voice evocative of Jeff Buckley, Victoria Williams, and Patsy Cline put to sterling use on a marvellous album of jazzy bluesed New York love songs that mixes the autobiographical with such poignant observations as Hold On, sung in the voice of a heroin addict writing to her daughter telling her how she keeps her photo over her prison bed awaiting parole.
The sextet fires off fiddle-and-banjo assaults as frenzied as the best of them, but its distinction lies in Reid Burgess and John McDonald's vocals, which provide endless marvels of adenoidal harmony, counterpoint and rounding rhythm.