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Related to polyposis: polyposis coli, Intestinal polyposis

polyposis

 [pol″ĭ-po´sis]
the formation of numerous polyps.
familial polyposis (familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)) a hereditary condition marked by multiple adenomatous polyps with high malignant potential, lining the intestinal mucosa, especially that of the colon. Polyps are first seen around puberty, and by age 35 years 95 per cent of patients have polyps. Without colectomy, colon cancer is inevitable. Extracolonic manifestations may also be present. It occurs as part of several different conditions, including gardner's, peutz-jeghers, canada-cronkhite, and turcot's syndromes.

pol·y·po·sis

(pol'i-pō'sis),
Presence of several polyps.
[polyp + G. -osis, condition]

polyposis

/pol·yp·osis/ (pol″ĭ-po´sis) the formation of numerous polyps.
familial polyposis , familial adenomatous polyposis multiple adenomatous polyps with high malignant potential, lining the intestinal mucosa, especially that of the colon, beginning at about puberty. It occurs in several hereditary conditions, including Gardner's, Peutz-Jeghers, and Turcot's syndromes.

polyposis

(pŏl′ə-pō′sĭs)
n. pl. polypo·ses (-sēz)
The presence of several polyps in the body.

polyposis

[-pōsis]
Etymology: Gk, polys + pous, foot, osis, condition
an abnormal condition characterized by the presence of numerous polyps. See also familial polyposis.

polyposis

A nonspecific term for the presence of numerous polyps on a mucosal surface, especially the large intestine.

polyposis

Pathology Numerous polyps on a mucosa. See Familial adenomatous polyposis, Multiple lymphomatous polyposis.

pol·y·po·sis

(pol'i-pō'sis)
Presence of several polyps.
[polyp + G. -osis, condition]

Polyposis

The medical term for the development of multiple polyps on a body part.
Mentioned in: Nasal Polyps

pol·y·po·sis

(pol'i-pō'sis)
Presence of several polyps.
[polyp + G. -osis, condition]

polyposis

the formation of numerous polyps.
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Association of follicular bronchiolitis which is characterized with hyperplasia of the lymphoid tissue and nasal polyposis has not been reported before.
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