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Polypoid

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Polypoid (Zoöl) Like a polyp; having the nature of a polyp, but lacking the tentacles or other parts.
    • Polypoid (Med) Resembling a polypus in appearance; having a character like that of a polypus.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • polypoid Resembling a polyp or polypus; polypiform or polypomorphic.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Polyp, + -oid,

Usage

In literature:

If the tumour projects in a polypoidal manner into the joint, it may cause symptoms of loose body.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Polypoid growth on turbinated body.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
The gum almost buries the teeth, and large polypoid masses form which tend to fungate.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Simple growths of the salivary glands, cysts of the pancreas and polypoid tumours of the rectum are the most frequent.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
Polypoid growths of the rectum must be surgically treated.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
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In news:

Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging showed a polypoid mass in the trachea .
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