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Polyps MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Polyps
Tree Number(s)
C23.300.825
Unique ID
D011127
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011127
Annotation
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
Scope Note
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.
Public MeSH Note
65; was POLYPI 1963-64
History Note
65; was POLYPI 1963-64
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Polyps Preferred
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