Definition of Sessile polyp
1. Noun. A relatively flat polyp.
Medical Definition of Sessile polyp
1. Any form of polyp that has a relatively broad base. (05 Mar 2000)
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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. ..."