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