TITLE

polypoid

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1730
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "polypoid" is presented. It refers to a swelling emanating from a mucous membrane. It is commonly found in vascular organs, such as nose, colon, rectum, and uterus. Polyps bleed easily, and should be removed surgically.
ACCESSION #
21241615

 

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