What does polyps mean?

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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Polyps

    Discrete abnormal tissue masses that protrude into the lumen of the DIGESTIVE TRACT or the RESPIRATORY TRACT. Polyps can be spheroidal, hemispheroidal, or irregular mound-shaped structures attached to the MUCOUS MEMBRANE of the lumen wall either by a stalk, pedunculus, or by a broad base.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of polyps in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of polyps in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Samir Gupta:

    Our suspicion is that patients selecting colonoscopy often do so because they value its high sensitivity for polyps and cancer, and do n’t mind the invasiveness and inconvenience, and that patients selecting stool blood tests often do so because the test is more convenient.

  2. Leo C. Rosten:

    In the dark colony of night, when I consider man's magnificent capacity for malice, madness, folly, envy, rage, and destructiveness, and I wonder whether we shall not end up as breakfast for newts and polyps, I seem to hear the muffled cries of all the words in all the books with covers closed.

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Translations for polyps

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  • الاورام الحميدةArabic

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