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Synonyms for polyp

a small vascular growth on the surface of a mucous membrane

one of two forms that coelenterates take (e.g. a hydra or coral): usually sedentary with a hollow cylindrical body usually with a ring of tentacles around the mouth

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INDICATIONS: Small nasal polyps may not cause symptoms.
The system compares the features of each polyp against more than 30,000 endocytoscopic images that were used for machine learning, allowing it to predict the lesion pathology in less than a second.
Keywords: Dysphagia, hamartoma, palatine tonsil, polyp, tonsillectomy
Receiver-operating characteristic (ROC) curves analysis was used to identify the optimal cutoff value for polyp size.
3) The middle turbinate helps differentiate between the antrochoanal and sphenochoanal polyps: The antrochoanal polyp is found between the middle turbinate and the lateral nasal wall, extending into the choana; the sphenochoanal polyp is located between the middle turbinate and the nasal septum, extending into the choana.
Given rare conditions of multiple intussusceptions in PJS, the study investigated a case of a 15-year-old girl who was diagnosed with concurrent intestinal intussusception and colon intussusception due to relatively large polyps by MDCT enterography.
13%] was endometrial polyp with atypical endometrial hyperplasia [Table 3].
Basil Morson from London, United Kingdom, perhaps the best known and revered gastrointestinal pathologist of the mid to late twentieth century, used the term metaplastic polyp in 1962 for what we now call hyperplastic polyps in order to distinguish them from true adenomatous proliferations.
Most urologists will only infrequently encounter patients with a fibroepithelial polyp.
PolyP regulates blood clotting, inflammation and bone formation in humans, symbiotic interactions in plants and stress responses in bacteria.
Antrochoanal polyp is a benign change of the mucous membrane of the maxillary sinus.
It shows that nasal polyp is covered with respiratory epithelium placed on the thickened basement membrane.
The gastrointestinal polyps in PJS are hamartomatous polyps and the characteristic histologic finding is a smooth muscle core arising from muscularis mucosae which branches into the substance of polyp.