Definition of Adenomatous polyp

1. Noun. A polyp that consists of benign neoplastic tissue derived from glandular epithelium. "Adenomatous polyps are visible protrusions that can develop on the mucosal surface of the colon or rectum"

Generic synonyms: Polyp, Polypus

Medical Definition of Adenomatous polyp

1. A polyp that consists of benign neoplastic tissue derived from glandular epithelium. Synonym: cellular polyp, polypoid adenoma. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adenomatous Polyp

adenoma fibrosum
adenoma of nipple
adenoma sebaceum
adenomatoid odontogenic tumour
adenomatous colon polyps
adenomatous goiter
adenomatous polyp (current term)
adenomatous polyposis coli
adenomatous polyps
adenomyomatosis of gallbladder
adenomyosis uteri

Literary usage of Adenomatous polyp

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Guidelines for the Evaluation of Virtual Terminal Implementations by Carol A. Edgar (1993)
"The probability that an adenomatous polyp will progress to cancer and the ... The size of an adenomatous polyp is directly related to the probability that ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"adenomatous polyp of uterus. 23. CASE Y.—Age, sixty-six years. Syphilis denied. No history of symptoms. No alcoholism. No Wassermann. ..."

3. Clinical Symptomatology by Alois Pick, Adolf Franz Hecht (1911)
"Their treatment is not so simple as that of the adenomatous polyp, which may be pressed down by the finger to the orifice of the anus and ligated. ..."

4. Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics by John Collins Warren (1900)
"One of the most perfect types of adenoma which the writer ever examined was an adenomatous polyp removed from the rectum of a young man. 2. GOITRE. ..."

5. Digestive Diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1995)
"Although there is a strong biological rationale for screening (ie, the belief that fatal cancer is preceded by an adenomatous polyp and then early curable ..."

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