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pedunculated polyp

Definition:

a polyp with a stalk or peduncle

Class:

state noun (stable states of affairs)

Plural:

pedunculated polyps

Type of:

polypus » growth » illness » ill health

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Example:

peduncle

Definition references  (+images)

Britannica Encyclopedia:

polyp [zoology]

in zoology, one of two principal body forms occurring in members of the animal phylum Cnidaria. The polyp may be solitary, as in the sea anemone, or ... (27 of 194 words, 4 images)

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polyp [medicine]

in medicine, any growth projecting from the wall of a cavity lined with a mucous membrane. A polyp may have a broad base, in which case it's called ... (28 of 163 words, 2 images)

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Wikipedia:

Polyp

in zoology is one of two forms found in the phylum Cnidaria, the other being the medusa. Polyps are approximately cylindrical in shape and elongated at the axis of the vase-shaped body. In solitary polyps, the aboral end is attached to the substrate by... (44 of 1101 words, 2 images)

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New World Dictionary:

polyp

any of various cnidarians, colonial or individual, having a mouth fringed ... | a smooth projecting growth of hypertrophied mucous membrane in the ... (22 of 63 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation, 1 image)

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Collins Dictionary:

polyp | polypi [pathology, sense-specific, plural] | polypus [synonym, sense-specific] | polypous [adjective, derived]

[zoology] one of the two forms of individual that occur in coelenterates. ... | [pathology] a small vascularized growth arising from the surface of a ... (24 of 347 words, 2 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

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Merriam-Webster:

polyp | polypoid [adjective, related]

a coelenterate (as a coral) that has typically a hollow cylindrical body ... | a growth projecting from a mucous membrane (as of the colon or vocal ... (26 of 96 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

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Columbia Encyclopedia:

polyp

in medicine, a benign tumor occurring in areas lined with mucous membrane such as the nose, gastrointestinal tract (especially the colon), and the ... (23 of 91 words)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

polyp | polypoid [adjective, related]

A coelenterate, such as a hydra or coral, having a cylindrical body and an oral opening usually surrounded by tentacles. | A usually nonmalignant ... (23 of 80 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

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Random House Dictionary:

polyp

[zoology] ; a sedentary type of animal form characterized by a more or less ... | [pathology] a projecting growth from a mucous surface, as of the ... (26 of 69 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

polyp [countable] | polyps [plural]

[medical] a small lump that grows on a stem inside hollow organs such as your nose or colon | [biology] a small sea animal with a body like a tube and ... (30 of 58 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

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Oxford Dictionary:

polypus | polypi [plural]

archaic or technical term for "polyp" (6 of 45 words, pronunciations)

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Cambridge Dictionary:

polyp [entry 1]

a small simple tube-shaped water animal (6 of 14 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/polyp 1

polyp [entry 2, specialized]

a small mass of cells that grows in the body, and is usually not harmful (15 of 24 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/polyp 2

Wiktionary:

polypus | polypi [plural]

A cardiac thrombus usually found post-mortem. | [archaic, classical] An octopus. (10 of 11 words, 2 definitions)

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Encarta Dictionary:

polyp | polyps [plural]

a small stalk-shaped growth sticking out from the skin or from a mucous membrane. Polyps are usually benign, but some become malignant. | a ... (23 of 90 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

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