adenomatous polyp

adenomatous polyp
a polyp that consists of benign neoplastic tissue derived from glandular epithelium

adenomatous polyps are visible protrusions that can develop on the mucosal surface of the colon or rectum

Hypernyms: ↑polyp, ↑polypus

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