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a polyp that consists of benign neoplastic tissue derived from glandular epithelium.
Etymology: Gk, aden, gland, oma, tumor, polys, many, pous, foot
a tumor that develops in glandular tissue or epithelium. It is characterized by benign neoplastic changes in epithelium.
adenomatous polypA premalignant lesion arising in the gastrointestinal mucosa, which increases in frequency with age.
Polypectomy, follow-up every 3 years.
adenomatous polypGI disease A premalignant glandular tumor arising in the GI tract mucosa, which is more common in older persons Management Polypectomy, followup every 3 yrs
ad·e·nom·a·tous pol·yp(ad'ĕ-nō'mă-tŭs pol'ip)
A polyp that consists of benign neoplastic tissue derived from glandular epithelium.