adenomatous polyp

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ad·e·nom·a·tous pol·yp

a polyp that consists of benign neoplastic tissue derived from glandular epithelium.

adenomatous polyp

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 polyp

A premalignant lesion arising in the gastrointestinal mucosa, which increases in frequency with age. 

Management
Polypectomy, follow-up every 3 years.

adenomatous polyp

GI 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.