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  • noun Plural form of polyp.

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Examples

  • Zeitels said that the term "polyps" was sometimes misused to suggest a more serious growth or to suggest that the patient has more than one.

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  • Zeitels said that the term "polyps" was sometimes misused to suggest a more serious growth or to suggest that the patient has more than one.

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  • We also find this remarkable phenomenon among other animals, such as the graceful, bell-shaped zoophytes, which we call polyps and medusae.

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  • They not only are not detecting a sizable number of polyps, they are calling polyps that aren't there, Johnson said.

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  • The plankton you grab and feed to the polyps is food for other critters too, and some want to take more than their fair share.

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  • "They not only are not detecting a sizable number of polyps, they are calling polyps that aren't there," Johnson said.

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  • The abnormal tissue growths called polyps, which are the precursors for the majority of colorectal cancer, can be spotted and removed during a traditional colonoscopy screening.

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  • Those who were found to have adenomas small growths that can turn cancerous, also known as polyps were more likely to report regularly sleeping less than six hours a night.

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  • A colonoscopy can help detect the cancer early on before you have symptoms, and prevent it by finding small growths called polyps that might turn into cancer if they are not removed.

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  • The test, a type of CT scan in which the patient lies on a table that slides in and out of a tunnel of X-ray detectors, revealed several suspicious growths, called polyps, on the inner wall of Ms. Rodefeld's colon.

    CT Scans Gain Favor as Option for Colonoscopy

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