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polypous

[pol-uh-puh s]
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adjective
  1. polypoid.
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Origin of polypous

First recorded in 1740–50; polyp + -ous
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Examples from the Web for polypous

Historical Examples

  • Fibrinous coagula and polypous concretions may be found in the cavities of the heart.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

    United States Department of Agriculture


polypous in Medicine

polypous

(pŏlə-pəs)
adj.
  1. Relating to, resembling, or characterized by the presence of a polyp or polyps.
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