polyposis

noun
pol·​yp·​o·​sis | \ ˌpäl-i-ˈpō-səs How to pronounce polyposis (audio) \
plural polyposes\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce polyposis (audio) \

Medical Definition of polyposis

: a condition characterized by the presence of numerous polyps polyposis of the colon — see familial adenomatous polyposis

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“Polyposis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polyposis. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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