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1. polyp

noun. ['ˈpɑːlɪp'] one of two forms that coelenterates take (e.g. a hydra or coral): usually sedentary with a hollow cylindrical body usually with a ring of tentacles around the mouth.

Synonyms

  • cnidarian
  • Coelenterata
  • phylum Coelenterata
  • Cnidaria
  • phylum Cnidaria

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • palingenesis
  • narrowing
  • decrease

Etymology

  • polypus (Latin)
  • πολύπους (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Polyp

  • wallop
  • dollop

How do you pronounce polyp?

Pronounce polyp as ˈpɑlɪp.

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Example sentences of the word polyp


1. Adjective
to move through the polyp phase.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The bigger a polyp is, the more likely it is to pose a problem.

2. polyp

noun. ['ˈpɑːlɪp'] a small vascular growth on the surface of a mucous membrane.

Synonyms

  • adenomatous polyp
  • polypus
  • sessile polyp
  • pedunculated polyp

Antonyms

  • decrement
  • non-proliferation
  • wellness
  • ending

Etymology

  • polypus (Latin)
  • πολύπους (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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