polypus

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polypus

(ˈpɒlɪpəs)
n, pl -pi (-paɪ)
(Pathology) pathol another word for polyp2
[C16: via Latin from Greek: polyp]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polypus - a small vascular growth on the surface of a mucous membranepolypus - a small vascular growth on the surface of a mucous membrane
growth - (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
adenomatous polyp - a polyp that consists of benign neoplastic tissue derived from glandular epithelium; "adenomatous polyps are visible protrusions that can develop on the mucosal surface of the colon or rectum"
sessile polyp - a relatively flat polyp
pedunculated polyp - a polyp with a stalk or peduncle
Translations

polypus

[ˈpɒlɪpəs] N (polypi (pl)) [ˈpɒlɪpaɪ] (Zool) → pólipo m

polypus

nPolyp m