A Part of the University of Maryland Medical Center

Connect with UMGCC
Facebook Twitter YouTube Blog iPhone
Email PageEmail page Print PagePrint page

Home >Information for Patients > Dictionary Index

Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Poliposis

Polyposis (PAH-lee-POH-sis)
The development of numerous polyps (growths that protrude from a mucous membrane).

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.