Definition of Sessile polyp

1. Noun. A relatively flat polyp.

Generic synonyms: Polyp, Polypus



Medical Definition of Sessile polyp

1. Any form of polyp that has a relatively broad base. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sessile Polyp

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sesquiterpene
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sesquiterpenoid
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sesquitertianal
sesquitone
sesquitones
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sessa
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sessile
sessile-eyed
sessile hydatid
sessile oak
sessile polyp (current term)
sessile trillium
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Literary usage of Sessile polyp

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... of sessile polyp-like medusae ... This must not be taken to mean, however, that the medusa is derived from a sessile polyp ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"This must not be taken to mean, however, that the medusa is derived from a sessile polyp; it must be regarded as a direct modification of the more ancient ..."

3. Introduction to Zoology: A Guide to the Study of Animals ; for the Use of by Charles Benedict Davenport, Gertrude Anna Crotty Davenport (1902)
"These, too, occur both in the sessile, polyp form and in the jelly-fish form. The sea-anemones are common examples of the polyp. ..."

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