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Descriptor English:   Polyps 
Descriptor Spanish:   Pólipos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Pólipos 
Synonyms English:   Polyp  
Tree Number:   C23.300.825
Definition English:   Discrete abnormal tissue masses that protrude into the lumen of the DIGESTIVE TRACT or the RESPIRATORY TRACT. Polyps can be spheroidal, hemispheroidal, or irregular mound-shaped structures attached to the MUCOUS MEMBRANE of the lumen wall either by a stalk, pedunculus, or by a broad base. 
Indexing Annotation English:   if neoplastic, coord IM with precoord organ/neopl term (IM), otherwise coord with precoord organ/dis term (IM); COLONIC POLYPS; INTESTINAL POLYPS & NASAL POLYPS are also available
History Note English:   65; was POLYPI 1963-64 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CH chemistry
CL classification CO complications
CN congenital DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UL ultrastructure
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   11564 
Unique Identifier:   D011127 

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