fleshy polyp


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my·o·ma·tous pol·yp

a polyp that consists of benign neoplastic tissue derived from nonstriated (smooth) muscle.
Synonym(s): fleshy polyp

fleshy polyp

(1) A nonspecific term for a pedunculated mass of dense fibroconnective tissue, usually of the lower female genital tract, covered by an attenuated mucosa. 
(2) Pedunculated leiomyoma.

While the term fleshy polyp is not a recognised pathological entity and is not used in the working medical parlance, it fills a lexical void that may be used when explaining certain lesions to a patient or other less medically sophisticated audiences.

fleshy polyp

A submucous myoma in the uterus, consisting of benign neoplastic tissue from smooth muscle.
See also: polyp