fibrinous polyp


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fibrinous polyp

(1) Fibrous polyp—a nonspecific term for a pedunculated mass of dense fibroconnective tissue, usually of the lower female genital tract, covered by an attenuated mucosa. 
(2) An incorrect term that once dignified retained afterbirth.

fi·brin·ous pol·yp

(fī'brin-ŭs pol'ip)
A misnomer for a mass of fibrin retained within the uterine cavity after childbirth.

fibrinous polyp

A polyp containing fibrin and blood, located in the uterine cavity.
See also: polyp