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polyp
American English: /ˈpɑləp/
British English: /ˈpɒlɪp/

Translation of polyp in Spanish:

noun

  • (Zoology, Medicine)
    Example sentences
    • A few, such as Hydra, are solitary polyps that lack a medusoid stage.
    • Most hydrozoans alternate between a polyp and a medusa stage - they spend part of their lives as ‘jellyfish’ which are hard to distinguish from scyphozoan jellyfish.
    • Instead, many used a scenario approach to conclude that solitary sessile polyps represent the ancestral cnidarian form.
    Example sentences
    • The laser can also provide relief for symptoms caused by benign airway tumors such as hamartomas, papillomas, polyps, and angiomas.
    • What's more, most tumors start out as polyps, or benign growths, in the colon.
    • Screening for and removal of colorectal cancer and precancerous adenomatous polyps can decrease the incidence of colon disease.

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