polypoid

[ pol-uh-poid ]
/ ˈpɒl əˌpɔɪd /
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adjective Pathology.

resembling a polyp.

Nearby words

  1. polyploid,
  2. polyploidy,
  3. polypnea,
  4. polypod,
  5. polypody,
  6. polypore,
  7. polyporous,
  8. polyposia,
  9. polyposis,
  10. polypous

Origin of polypoid

First recorded in 1835–45; polyp + -oid

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British Dictionary definitions for polypoid

polypoid

/ (ˈpɒlɪˌpɔɪd) /

adjective

of, relating to, or resembling a polyp
(of a coelenterate) having the body in the form of a polyp
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Medicine definitions for polypoid

polypoid

[ pŏlə-poid′ ]

adj.

Resembling a polyp.

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