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From Latin polypus (a polyp, a polypus in the nose), from Ancient Greek πολύπους (polúpous), from πολύς (polús, many) + πούς (poús, foot).

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polyp (plural polyps)

  1. (medicine) an abnormal growth protruding from a mucous membrane
  2. (zoology) a cylindrical coelenterate, such as the hydra, having a mouth surrounded with tentacles

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polyp m

  1. polyp (biology)
  2. polyp (medicine)