familial polyposis

noun

: any of several inherited diseases (as Gardner's syndrome or Peutz-Jegher's syndrome) that are characterized especially by the formation of polyps in the gastrointestinal tract

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“Familial polyposis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/familial%20polyposis. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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