Definition of Polyps. Meaning of Polyps. Synonyms of Polyps

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Definition of Polyps

Polyps
Molluscoidea, including Brachiopoda and Bryozoa. Mollusca, including Cephalopoda, Gastropoda, Pteropoda, Scaphopoda, Lamellibranchiata or Acephala. Echinodermata, including Holothurioidea, Echinoidea, Asterioidea, Ophiuroidea, and Crinoidea. C[oe]lenterata, including Anthozoa or Polyps, Ctenophora, and Hydrozoa or Acalephs. Spongiozoa or Porifera, including the sponges.
Polyp
Polyp Pol"yp, n. [L. polypus, Gr. ?, ?, literally, many-footed; poly`s many + ?, ?, foot: cf. F. polype. See Poly- and Foot, and cf. Polypode, Polypody, Poulp.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) One of the feeding or nutritive zooids of a hydroid or coral. (b) One of the Anthozoa. (c) pl. Same as Anthozoa. See Anthozoa, Madreporaria, Hydroid. [Written also polype.] Fresh-water polyp, the hydra. Polyp stem (Zo["o]l.), that portion of the stem of a siphonophore which bears the polypites, or feeding zooids.

Meaning of Polyps from wikipedia

- A polyp in zoology is one of two forms found in the Phylum Cnidaria, the other being the medusa. Polyps are roughly cylindrical in shape and elongated...
- comprising one-third of all polyps in this po****tion. Ethmoidal polyps are usually smaller and multiple while antrochoanal polyps are usually single and larger...
- type of these reproductive polyps varies considerably between different groups. In addition to these two basic types of polyps, a few colonial species have...
- malignancy risks of various types of colorectal polyps. Relative incidences of gastric polyps. While colon polyps are not commonly ****ociated with symptoms...
- cure the polyp concerned, recurrence of endometrial polyps is frequent. Untreated, small polyps may regress on their own. Endometrial polyps usually occur...
- A colorectal polyp is a polyp (fleshy growth) occurring on the lining of the colon or ****. Untreated colorectal polyps can develop into colorectal cancer...
- Gallbladder polyps are growths or lesions resembling growths (polypoid lesions) in the wall of the gallbladder. True polyps are abnormal ac****ulations...
- Polyp may refer to: Polyp (zoology) Polyp (medicine) Polyp (cartoonist) This disambiguation page lists articles ****ociated with the title Polyp. If an...
- Individual colonies grow by a****ual reproduction of polyps. Corals also breed ****ually by spawning: polyps of the same species release gametes simultaneously...
- polyps or submucosal fibroids. Cervical polyps can be removed using ring forceps. They can also be removed by tying surgical string around the polyp and...