- resembling a polyp.
Origin of polypoid
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Examples from the Web for polypoid
Polypoid excrescences springing from the beds of the ulcers have been described (Fraenkel).
Polypoid hypertrophy of the mucous membrane near the cancer is not rare.
The edges are usually high, soft in consistence, and often beset with polypoid excrescences.
The latter occurs upon the detachment of a polypus, but not necessarily of a polypoid growth.
Polypoid growths are very different bodies, but they are too frequently confounded with true polypi.
- of, relating to, or resembling a polyp
- (of a coelenterate) having the body in the form of a polyp
- Resembling a polyp.
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