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- (PAH-lip) A growth that protrudes from a mucous membrane.
National Cancer Institute - Cite This Source - This Definition
- familial polyposis, FAP, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, PJS, polyposis
- An abnormal, often precancerous growth of tissue (colorectal polyps are growths of tissue inside the intestine).
CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Cite This Source - This Definition
- Cancer, Colonoscope, Colonoscopy, Colorectal, Double-contrast barium enema, Flexible sigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscope