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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.

FAP

FAP

abbreviation for familial adenomatous polyposis. See adenomatous polyposis coli.

FAP

1. Familial adenomatous polyposis.
2. Familial amyloid polyneuropathy.
3. Fibrillating action potential.
4. Flurouracil, Adriamycin, cisplatin.
5. fos-associated protein.

FAP

Abbreviation for familial adenomatous polyposis.
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First, an independent research team administered an A/A+B treatment research protocol with three clients, allowing for an independent replication of the previous findings and a between-subjects replication of the FAP phase within the design.
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FAP is caused by the mutation of tumour suppressor gene APC [6].
Actions taken in the event of nonpayment The proposed regulations require the FAP (or a separate written billing and collections policy, if the tax-exempt hospital has one) to describe actions that tax-exempt hospitals (or other authorized parties) may take with respect to obtaining payment.
Given these requirements, the body performs an Adaptation Response (AR), which generates specific movements that are particular modifications of the rhythmic dynamics defined by the FAP of each body.
The suggestion that nausea may be an independent risk factor for later anxiety and depression in children with FAP "may be owing to chronic nausea being a distressing symptom that permeates multiple areas of physical and psychosocial functioning," Dr.
In this paper, however, we will analyze the effects of FAP density on coverage probability in UDN.
It was observed that 47% of MAP and 49% of FAP were aware about emergency contraceptives.
If the macrocell user (MUE) is close to the FAP and suffers from FAP's interference, the FAP decides whether to occupy these frequencies or not.
2) FAP is a progressive sensorimotor and autonomic neuropathy of adulthood onset.
It must make reasonable efforts to determine whether an individual is eligible for assistance under the hospital's FAP before engaging in extraordinary collection actions against the individual; and