hyperplastic polyp

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hy·per·plas·tic pol·yp

a benign small sessile polyp of the large bowel showing lengthening and cystic dilation of mucosal glands; also applied to nonneoplastic gastric mucosal polyps.
Synonym(s): metaplastic polyp

hy·per·plas·tic pol·yp

(hī'pĕr-plas'tik pol'ip)
A benign small sessile polyp of the large bowel showing lengthening and cystic dilation of mucosal glands; also applied to nonneoplastic gastric mucosal polyps.
Synonym(s): metaplastic polyp.
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Only 2% of the 87 individuals under age 50 had an adenoma; 9% of 36 people over age 50 had an adenoma, in 14 (11%) individuals, 20 metaplastic polyps were discovered at a mean age of 44 years.