polyposis

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pol·yp·o·sis

 (pŏl′ə-pō′sĭs)
n. pl. pol·yp·o·ses (-sēz)
The presence of several polyps in the body.

polyposis

(ˌpɒlɪˈpəʊsɪs)
n
(Medicine) med the formation of many polyps or a condition characterized by such
Translations

pol·y·po·sis

n. poliposis, formación numerosa de pólipos.

polyposis

n poliposis f; familial adenomatous — poliposis adenomatosa familiar
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Four of Patricia's five sisters inherited the tragic genetic legacy of familial polyposis coli which can lead to colon cancer.
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