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polypus

/ˈpɒlɪpəs/
noun (pl) -pi (-paɪ)
1.
(pathol) another word for polyp (sense 2)
Word Origin
C16: via Latin from Greek: polyp
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polypus pol·y·pus (pŏl'ə-pəs)
n. pl. pol·y·pi (-pī')
See polyp.

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