polyposis

noun

pol·​yp·​o·​sis ˌpäl-i-ˈpō-səs How to pronounce polyposis (audio)
plural polyposes -ˌsēz How to pronounce polyposis (audio)
: 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 20 Jun. 2024.

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