Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Resembling a polyp or polypus; polypiform or polypomorphic.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Zoöl.) Like a polyp; having the nature of a polyp, but lacking the tentacles or other parts.
- adj. (Med.) Resembling a polypus in appearance; having a character like that of a polypus.
“Fungations and polypoid protuberances afford safe opportunities for the removal of specimens of tissue.”
“Excessive polypoid tissue hypertrophy should be excised.”
“The gum almost buries the teeth, and large polypoid masses form which tend to fungate.”
“Girls are apt to be found affected with polypoid excrescences at the meatus, which when removed will cause the enuresis to disappear.”
“Furnished with these facts, it is not difficult to recognize true beroidal forms in the embryos of sea-urchins and star-fishes, published by Muller in his beautiful plates, and thus to trace the medusoid origin of the echinoderms, as the polypoid origin of the medusae has already been recognized.”
“The most prominent symptoms of polypoid growths are hemorrhage, which is almost invariably present, leucorrhea, pain, backache, and a sense of weight and dragging in the pelvis.”
“Muller in his beautiful plates, and thus to trace the medusoid origin of the echinoderms, as the polypoid origin of the medusae has already been recognized.”
“Invaginations account for 2/3 of small bowel occlusion caused by up to 80% of tumors and the lipoma is the most frequent benign tumor that causes invagination in its submucous polypoid and it is in more or less scissile form.”
“Comments: On routine examination of the cecum during screening colonoscopy, a 76 year-old man is noted to have a small amount of polypoid tissue extruding from the appendiceal orifice.”
“A colonoscopy with double balloon enteroscopy showed multiple large polypoid lesions throughout the visualized small bowel, causing intussuception.”
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