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Adenomatous Polyp

Definition of the noun adenomatous polyp

What does adenomatous polyp mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. a polyp that consists of benign neoplastic tissue derived from glandular epithelium
    • example: adenomatous polyps are visible protrusions that can develop on the mucosal surface of the colon or rectum
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic words: polyp / polypus = a small vascular growth on the surface of a mucous membrane

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Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society (2015)

by Graham A. Colditz

The finding of one adenomatous polyp in a child should alert the clinician to the possibility of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), the most common polyposis syndrome in children .

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

adenomatous polyp [ Gk, adén, gland, oma, tumour, polys, many, pous, foot], a tumour that develops ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

adenosine adenomatous polyp [GR, aden, gland, oma, tumor, polys, ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

adenomatous polyp [GK, aden, gland, Oma, tumor, polys, many, pous, foot] ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Health (2008)

by Yawei Zhang

In individuals with increased risk, such as personal history of colorectal cancer, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, and/or adenomatous polyp, a colonoscopy is indicated. Because each of the tests carry ...

Google previewCompact American Medical Dictionary (1998)

A Concise and Up-to-date Guide to Medical Terms by Houghton Mifflin Company

adenomatous polyp n. A polyp that consists of benign neoplastic tissue derived from glandulat epithelium. ad-e- no-mere (ad'n-b-mer') n. A structural unit in the patenchyma of a developing ...

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